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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
  • City of Davenport fixing deployed soldier’s storm-ravaged home

    A deployed local soldier is getting help from an unexpected source after the foundation of his house collapsed and insurance would not cover the damage.

  • Davenport City Council approves rezoning for St. Ambrose University stadium

    After months of discussion and debate, Saint Ambrose University’s plans to build a stadium are moving forward. The Davenport City Council approved a rezoning request from Saint Ambrose University at the July 9, 2014 council meeting. More than 60 people shared their opinions with the Davenport City Council about the rezoning request at the meeting. Most of the people that spoke live in the area where the proposed stadium will be and spoke of their opposition to the plan. Just […]

  • John Deere Road construction suffers major setback

    Part of the new bridge on the north side of John Deere Road has buckled near 38th Street.

  • Burlington considers law forcing carrying cases for all guns

    Burlington, Iowa is looking into an ordinance to make it illegal to openly carry a toy gun or conceal one with clothes.

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    Illinois last in private-sector job creation for 2013-2014 school year in Midwest

    The jobs report card is in and the grade is not good. The Illinois Policy Institute says the State of Illinois created only 500 private sector jobs this past school year. “I think people want to go where they know there’s stability and common sense,” said Mike Whalen, President and CEO of Heart of America Group. “We are looking at a number of projects in Illinois and frankly, I’m scared about where the state’s going,” he said. The state right […]

  • EPA says Atkinson landfill failures contaminated land and water

    The Atkinson Landfill faces more than a million dollars in penalties after the state says inappropriate actions, before and after the Atkinson Landfill closed, contaminated local land and water.

  • Extra law enforcement patrolling the water this weekend

    Several law enforcement agencies will be on Iowa and Illinois lakes and rivers, on the look out for drunk boaters from June 27, 2014 to June 29, 2014. It’s part of a nationwide campaign called Operation Dry Water.  State, federal, and local law enforcement agencies will patrol the water to enforce boating while intoxicated laws, while educating boaters about the dangers of boating while driving under the influence. “We’re going to go out and we’re going to check 100% or […]

  • Toddler recovering after Rock Island hit-and-run

    Police say they're searching for a small, dark grey or black SUV after a two-year-old was struck in a hit-and-run in Rock Island.

  • Sterling church building home for veteran injured in Afghanistan

    Injured in Afghanistan two years ago, a local veteran is getting a helping hand from a church and the community. He’s covering the cost of the land and foundation, but Abiding Word Church in Sterling is taking care of everything else. “Shrapnel to my eyes, to my brain, so they removed half my skull and now it’s a titanium plate,” said Michael Shoemaker, an Army veteran who was hurt while serving in Afghanistan. “We were moving ammunition, and some grenades […]

  • Expert says human trafficking is a big issue in the Quad Cities

    A local expert on human trafficking says it is a much bigger issue in the Quad Cities than you might think.

  • Rock Island approves $60,000 for Downtown Revitilization Plan

    A new investment in the future for the City of Rock Island. The Rock Island City Council approving a recommendation from the Community Economic Development Department to approve Houseal Lavigne Associates for consulting services to create a Downtown Revitalization Plan for $60,000 on Monday, June 23, 2014. “This is having professional planners in conjunction with professional engineers who do this for a living, revitalization plans especially on like a downtown,” said Fifth Ward Alderwoman Kate Hotle. Information provided by the […]

  • Rock Island County Board votes “no confidence” in chairman

    The majority of the Rock Island County Board voted no confidence in Chairman Phil Banaszek on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. 15 board members voted yes, 4 voted no and 5 abstained. The vote comes after the Chairman of the Rock Island County Democratic Central Committee called on Banaszek to resign. On June 11, 2014, Rock Island County Board member Scott Terry requested the vote of no confidence be placed on the June 17, 2014 agenda.  The executive committee on Monday, […]


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