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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
  • 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.

  • Poll shows Iowans would vote for Hillary Clinton over GOP candidates

    Hillary Clinton hasn’t announced that she’s running for president, but if she does, more than 1,000 Iowa voters that participated in the 2016 Presidential Swing State Poll from Quinnipiac University say they would pick her over potential Republican candidates Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee, and Scott Walker. The poll surveyed more than 3,000 voters in Iowa, Colorado, and Virginia. Rand Paul is a virtual tie with her in Colorado and Virginia. Governor Scott Walker is a virtual […]

  • Tipton teen helps push anti-bullying act

    As Iowa Governor Terry Branstad pushes to get lawmakers to pass an anti-bullying bill this year, he’s enlisting the help from an area teen. Jake Stallman is a senior at Tipton High School. He’s gay and has been bullied for it, even receiving death threats. But he’s sharing his story, to make sure other kids who are bullied know they are not alone. “It went from being bullied for something that could change, like my weight from now being bullied […]

  • Timothy McVay trial delayed

    The trial for the man accused of murder in the death of Carrie Olson will be delayed. The bench trial was scheduled to start February 24, 2015. Timothy McVay was in court Friday on motions to dismiss and suppress evidence. His attorneys presented their case to dismiss first. They say they have not received field notes regarding the case from investigators from the Davenport Police Department, who was the lead agency on the case until McVay was arrested, and Minnesota, […]

  • Seton Catholic students make Valentine’s Day gifts for homeless

    Valentine’s Day is still a few days away, but Thursday, February 12, 2015, those at King’s Harvest in Davenport will get Valentine’s Day gifts from kids at Seton Catholic School in Moline. The kids made homemade valentines and packed boxes with hand warmers, sandwiches, socks, and homemade cookies. “We just wanted to help the homeless cause they’re in need,” said Karmen Tounou. “We realize that lots of people aren’t as fortunate as we are and we just want to help […]

  • Rehab facility helps patient celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    For some, for better or worse is just something said. Not for Janice and Larry Isaacson. “We’ve had some ups and downs, but everybody does,” said Larry. “That’s part of your vows when you get married, you’re gonna take care of each other and that’s what we’ve done for years,” said Janice. The Princeton, Illinois couple first said their vows 50 years ago. “Our first wedding was him and I and two friends and that was it,” said Janice. They […]

  • Several Illinois programs face funding shortfalls

    Several programs in Illinois are preparing for million dollar budget shortfalls, including programs that handle mental health and developmental disability. Krieder Services in Dixon serves 450 people. “We provide early intervention, autism, day program and residential services to people with disabilities,” said Executive Director Jeff Stauter. 95% of their budget comes from the State of Illinois. “We have not had a lot of increases in funding in the last decade,” he said. They’re now looking at a possible decrease. Stauter […]


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