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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
  • Ski Snowstar opening Friday, earliest opening day in history

    Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park in Andalusia, Illinois, officially opens Friday, November 28, 2014 at noon. The park has never opened this early in its 33 year history. “We’ve always dreamed of doing it and this is the first chanceĀ  we’ve really ever had a chance, so it would be foolish to take advantage of the cold weather and the fact that people got time and are looking for something to do this weekend,” said Ed Meyer, General Manager of […]

  • Two fatal crashes on Quad City Area roads

    Monday’s snow and wind made for a dangerous day on the roads, causing spin outs, rollovers, and at least two deadly car accidents in our area. A small patch of ice causing a semi to roll on its side on Highway 61 southbound near Welton, Iowa just before 2 p.m. “Next thing you know, we were jackknifed. Cab was crunching against the trailer and we ended up rolling and you could see everything in the cab but you don’t believe […]

  • President Obama orders immigration system overhaul

    In an address to the nation, President Barack Obama laid out the changes he is making to immigration laws without the consent of Congress.

  • Gun and ammo found in car of Davenport man arrested near White House

    Secret Service agents arrested a 41-year-old Davenport, Iowa man after he reportedly told police that someone told him to go to the White House.

  • Welcome home celebration held for Davenport military police unit

    After nearly 11 months of being away from their families, the Army Reserve’s 339th Military Police Company returned home November 18, 2014. The unit left in early January, staying in Texas for a month before heading to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Approximately 90 soldiers were greeted at the Quad City International Airport Tuesday afternoon by the Patriot Guard Riders who escorted them to the Isle of Capri where a welcome home ceremony was held. “I’m really excited waiting for him to […]

  • Rebuilding and remembrance mark one year anniversary of Washington tornado

        One year after a deadly tornado, tore through the town of Washington, Illinois, residents, city and state leaders gathered for a ceremony to remember that day. On November 17, 2013, an EF-4 tornado tore through the town of Washington, damaging or destroying more than 1,000 homes and killing three. “We were in the basement. We have a table down there. There was all kinds of red on that radar. The police scanner came on and we knew the […]

  • Open enrollment for 2015 health care coverage has begun

    Several Quad City Organizations held a press conference Friday, November 14, 2014 to explain how they will be helping residents in the Quad Cities sign up or renew health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Saturday, November 15 is the first day of the open enrollment period for 2015 health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The enrollment period runs through Sunday, February 15. “What we want to get across is that, not only is it important to enroll for […]

  • Godless billboard

    Why you’re seeing “Godless” billboards along local roads

    If you're driving around the Quad Cities, you may notice some new billboards that say, "Godless? So are we!"

  • Body exhumed in 40-year-old Atkinson cold case

      Mary Ann Becker was 16 years old when her mom found her dead in her Atkinson, Illinois home. “The cause of death was strangulation,” said Terry Patton, Henry County State’s Attorney. It was September 9, 1974. “Police investigated it at the time and were not able to come up with sufficient evidence to charge anybody,” said Patton. 40 years later, there’s renewed interest in the case. “I’ve got one agent that’s focusing almost full time on this case,” said […]

  • 2014 campaign spending reaches new heights

    The Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst race was one of the most watched Senate races in the country. It was also one of the most expensive. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Iowa’s Senate race was the third most expensive Senate race. Using reports from the Federal Election Comission filed through Tuesday, November 11, 2014, the research group reports nearly $80 million was spent on the race. The candidates themselves spent nearly $18 million and nearly $62 million came […]

  • State and volunteers at odds over neglected historic Illinois cemetery

    The state complains understaffing is the problem, but volunteers say Iowa rules and red tape won't let them help restore and maintain a neglected and overgrown Civil War-era cemetery.

  • Foster Family Music Center closing after 30 years

    After 30 years of selling pianos and holding music recitals and festivals, the Foster Family Music Center in Bettendorf is closing. The owners are ready to focus on personal pursuits. “We’re retiring and we’re excited about that. We’re sad to be leaving the business and sad to tear apart this company that’s been so good to us, but we’re really happy,” said Jim Foster. The company opened its doors in 1984 at SouthPark Mall. “We went to thirteen banks in […]


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