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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
  • Lawmakers respond to Davenport Superintendent’s intent to violate law

    In the Iowa Senate Tuesday, lawmakers held a sign reading, “Davenport students are not worth-less.” Some Davenport students and Superintendent Art Tate says they are “worth-less” because of a funding formula established in the 1970s. “Basically up until the mid 70s, all of the school funding was based on property tax alone and in the mid 70s, we determined that it should be a partnership between state funds and local funds, so they set up a supplemental aid amount. At […]

  • Davenport Superintendent says he will break the law to avoid cuts

    Facing $3.5 million in budget cuts, Davenport’s superintendent says he is ready to break the law to keep teachers on the payroll. Dr. Art Tate made the announcement at the school board meeting on March 9, 2015. The state funding formula in Iowa authorizes how much each district can spend. State law prohibits districts from spending more than they are authorized, even if they have reserve money in the bank. In Davenport’s case, they have $29 million in reserves the […]

  • Jeb Bush makes first trip to Iowa this weekend

    Jeb Bush is in Iowa this weekend. It is is first trip to the state as a potential presidential candidate. Friday, March 6, 2015 he attended a fundraiser for Rep. David Young in Urbandale. Saturday, March 7, 2015 he will be speaking at the Iowa Ag Summit in Des Moines. Several other potential Republican candidates are also attending including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Rick Santorum, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Mike Huckabee. A February […]

  • Dress for Success Quad Cities sees increase in number of women they are helping

    A local nonprofit’s helping more women than ever with 40% more clients in 2014 than in 2013. Dress for Success has been in the Quad Cities for four years. Women who are looking for jobs are referred to the nonprofit from a number of agencies. Dress for Success provides them with a suit for a job interview at no cost. If they get the job, they can return to Dress for Success for a week’s worth of clothes that are […]

  • Family of man killed by Illinois DNR officer files lawsuit against local officials

    The family of a man shot and killed by an Illinois State Conservation Officer on I-88 near Rock Falls in November 2013, is filing a lawsuit against the officer and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, along with several other local officials. According to Alexander Loftus of Voelker Litigation Group, who is filing the lawsuit on behalf of the family, Shane Cataline’s family recently met with an eyewitness who disputes what officers said happened. Cataline was traveling from Toledo, Ohio to […]

  • Mixed reaction from local lawmakers on Israeli Prime Minister’s speech

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke in front of a joint session of Congress Tuesday, March 3, 2015, about a potential nuclear deal between the United States and Iran brought mixed reaction from lawmakers. Dozens of lawmakers did not attend the speech because there was not any consultation with the White House about Netanyahu’s address. One of those that did not attend was Iowa Congressman Loebsack, who watched the speech in his office. In a statement he said, “The strategic […]

  • Burlington construction company owner says he is owed money for work on Fort Madison prison

    A Burlington construction company owner says he is still owed money for work he did on the Fort Madison prison more than two years ago. “Very frustrated, “said John Gayewski, “In the 35 years I’ve been doing this, since I was a kid, this is the most colossal I’ve ever seen in my life.” He said his company, G & B Construction in Burlington, was one of the first on the site, doing excavation and site work. “We are a […]

  • Iowa State Senator to introduce legislation expanding medical marijuana use

    At a legislative forum in Davenport Friday, February 27, 2015, several Iowa lawmakers discussed bills they are working on in their committees. The bills need to be approved by the committees by the end of next week to continue on in the session. One issue not mentioned was medical marijuana. “I do not have any bills on the House side in regards to medical marijuana,” said State Representative Linda Miller. A bill will be introduced on the Senate side on […]

  • Muscatine nurse working to expand medical marijuana in Iowa

    A nurse in Muscatine is pushing to expand the legalization of medical marijuana in Iowa. Shelly Van Winkle held a presentation in front of a couple dozen people at Musser Public Library in Muscatine on Thursday, February 26, 2015 to discuss the current medical marijuana law in Iowa and how an expanded law would benefit chronically and critically ill Iowans. Last year a bill was passed that allowed kids with severe forms of epilepsy to use cannabis oil, but they […]

  • What fire inspectors say they found at dozens of local schools

    Every morning thousands of Quad City kids go to school. Their safety is in the hands of their teachers and those taking care of the buildings they learn in. At least once a year, an outside agency, a fire department or security company, comes in to make sure they are staying on top of fire safety. “It’s probably the most important thing as far as inspections go for the district,” said John Campbell, Director of Operations for Bettendorf Community School District. A […]

  • Hannah Eberhart

    Benefit held for Blue Grass girl with cancer

    A 3-year-old girl from Blue Grass Iowa fighting cancer, got some help from her community

  • Rock Island arson suspect found unfit to stand trial

    The man accused of setting a huge fire that damaged eight buildings in downtown Rock Island is unfit to stand trial, according to the judge presiding over the criminal case.

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