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Brittany joined WQAD in July, 2013.

Born and raised in Red Wing, Minnesota, Brittany attended DePaul University in Chicago where she majored in Journalism and Public Relations. Brittany was a reporter and anchor for DePaul's television news program, Good Day DePaul. While in school, she worked as a News Desk Associate at WBBM-TV.

After graduating, Brittany headed back to her home state and worked as a reporter for KAAL-TV in Rochester, Minnesota.

Brittany loves telling people's stories and appreciates that her job allows her to meet new people and learn something new every day.

Brittany is happy to be in the Quad Cities and is already in love with Whitey's. Outside of work, you can find her reading, working out, and exploring her new home.

Recent Articles
  • Davenport Boxing Club looking for new home

    For almost 50 years, the Davenport Boxing Club has produced championship boxers. They have been in the same downtown Davenport location since 1985, but are looking for a new location because they say the building where they rent space has been sold. “We gotta keep it going,” said Patrick Pena. The gym was started in 1968 by his father, Alvino Pena. “We didn’t have nothing growing up, you know. Cause he was using money, going to hotels, paying for fights, […]

  • Carly Fiorina makes stop in Clinton County

    Ahead of her expected presidential campaign, Carly Fiorina, made a stop in Dewitt, Iowa, speaking at a dinner for Clinton County Republicans. Fiorina told the crowd that she will make an announcement about a possible presidential candidacy in the next few weeks. “Our government has become so big, so powerful, so costly, so complex, so corrupt,” she said. She started her speech by sharing her story; how she started as a secretary, eventually becoming CEO of Hewlett Packard. “And that […]

  • Davenport couple leads March for Babies

    A Davenport couple is paying it forward as co-chairs of the March for Babies Walk.

  • Governor Branstad says Clinton’s gas tax spending proposal ‘would be a mistake’

    Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says it’s a mistake for the City of Clinton to use gas tax money to hire three new employees. The Governor made the statement in his weekly news press conference Monday, April 20, 2015. “I agree with David Rose, who is on the DOT Commission from Clinton, and with the legislators in both the House and the Senate that managed the bill, that this violates the spirit of the legislation that was approved. I think it […]

  • Augustana students shave heads to raise money for childhood cancer

    Dozens of Augustana students shaved their heads Friday, April 17, 2015 to raise money for childhood cancer research. The 4th annual St. Baldrick’s event was held at Augustana College’s PepsiCo Recreation Center. “My aunt had cancer, my aunt Chris, and she had to shave her head and I can’t imagine being a woman and having to go through that and on top of that having to look like you’re very sick. And it’s a children’s issue, too. I can’t imagine […]

  • Four potential GOP presidential candidates speak at summit in Mt. Pleasant

    Four potential GOP candidates took the stage Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Family Leadership Regional Summit at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa including Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, Rick Perry, and Rick Santorum. “The values that so many of us hold dear are values that are under assault today,” said Huckabee. Each getting a chance to speak to the crowd of 600 for approximately 20 minutes. “If you had told me just a few years ago that one […]

  • Davenport company prepares hundreds of orders for Rand Paul store

    In one day, the koozie labels switched and the screen printers turned to make the Rand Paul Store. “We had 1,500 orders within one evening,” said Kevin Cartwright, Creative Director and Graphic Designer for Victory Enterprises, “We were turning in 60 orders per every five minutes during his speech.” Victory Enterprises in Davenport helped created the online Rand Paul campaign store that launched on April 7, 2015. “We knew our goal was to go after the greatest presidential campaign store […]

  • Davenport company behind Rand Paul campaign store

    Orders are coming in at Victory Enterprises in Davenport from around the country for items like a giant Rand Paul birthday card or a Rand Paul on a stick.

  • Rockridge basketball fans cheer on QC connection in National Championship game

    The Wisconsin Badgers lost the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship to the Duke Blue Devils Monday, April 6, 2015, despite many people in Milan, Illinois hoping for a win. “I was an Illinois fan but the day he committed I became a Badger fan,” said Eric Happ. “Now that Ethan’s there, I’m a Badger fan for life,” said Toby Whiteman, Rockridge Men’s Basketball Coach. Ethan Happ, the 6’8″ basketball standout for Rockridge turned Wisconsin Badger was the reason many gathered to […]

  • March madness art competition down to the final four

    As the four college basketball teams prepare for the next round in the NCAA tournament, so are four local artists. Respect Abilities, a new business in East Moline that provides space for artists of any ability, is holding a MARTch Madness competition. Just as the basketball tournament did, the competition started with 64 artists from United Township High School, Blackhawk Area Special Education, Individual Advocacy Group and other artists from the area. “That would really integrate your philosophy all together […]

  • Fire crews respond to several brush fires

    The combination of dry weather and high wind speeds created a fire danger for the Quad Cities area on Monday, March 30, 2015. Just after 2 p.m. on Monday, several fire crews responded to a brush fire in the 1700 block of 290th Street in Sherrard, Illinois. The owner had a small brush fire Sunday night, but with the wind, the fire quickly spread to the field. “People are cleaning up their yard, burning brush and the wind on these […]

  • Mercer County faces financial emergency

    Mercer County's funding doesn't match or exceed expenses, and the county could be out of money in as little as one month.


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