Kayce Freed

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Kayce Freed
Born 1958
Occupation television producer
Spouse(s) Peter Jennings (1997-2005, his death)

Kayce Freed (born 1958) is a television producer.

Freed is currently a freelance producer. In 2006, she co-founded The Documentary Group.[1] She is a former producer of the 20/20 television show on ABC.


In 1976, Freed graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts,[2] as a member of one of the school's first coeducational classes.[citation needed] She graduated from Brown University and attended the London School of Economics.[3]

Relationship to Peter Jennings[edit]

Freed is Peter Jennings' widow. She became his fourth wife when they married on December 2, 1997.

She, along with her two stepchildren and sister-in-law, was beside Jennings when he died on August 7, 2005. After his death, she issued the following statement: "Peter died with his family around him, without pain and in peace. He knew he'd lived a good life." She inherited half his $50m estate.[4]


  1. ^ Steinberg, Jacques (October 7, 2007). "A Newsman’s Legacy: Filmmaking". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  2. ^ "Profile of Kayce Freed Jennings". LinkedIn.com. 
  3. ^ "Biography of Kayce Freed Jennings". The Documentary Group. 
  4. ^ Usborne, David (5 October 2005). "ABC long-term evening news anchor left a $50m estate". The Independent.