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
  • 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.

  • Oquawka Fire Department holding benefit for ambulance driver with cancer

    He’s been the Oquawka Citizen of the Year and a volunteer firefighter and ambulance driver for forty years. Now, Larry Shamblin is getting some help from his community. “If we’d get more people like Larry for volunteerism, this would be a perfect world,” said Oquawka Fire Chief Troy Jern. “Somebody’s gotta do it. That’s the way I look at it. Somebody’s gotta do it, and I enjoy helping people,” said Shamblin. “Back in 2009, there was 225 calls. Larry drove […]

  • Aledo gets two new police officers

    Two new officers were set to become the newest members of the Aledo, Illinois Police Department.

  • 14-year-old starts freshman year at Knox College

    Andrew Ferris, 14, plans to get degrees in physics and environmental science and minor in film making.

  • Two potential presidential candidates make stop in Davenport

    Two potential presidential candidates spent time in the Quad Cities Friday, March 20, 2015. Former Texas Governor Republican Rick Perry and former Maryland Governor Democrat Martin O’Malley made stops in Davenport. “I’m optimistic about the future of this country,” said Perry in front of a packed Scott County GOP headquarters. Perry shared stories about his first trip to the Quad Cities when he visited John Deere more than thirty years ago. “Anyway, I’m back, and you will see me often,” […]

  • Genesis encourages more to get measles vaccination

    According to Genesis Health Group, 97% of school-age kids in the Quad Cities have been vaccinated for measles and they say that is part of the reason our area was able to avoid any outbreaks over the past few months. Despite those high numbers, Genesis is still pushing for more people to be vaccinated. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, they set up a booth in the iWireless Center before the Mallards game to give free measles shots to the first 200 […]