Brittney Johnson joined the Channel 9 News team as a reporter in March 2015.
Before returning to her home state, Brittney chased storms and stories as an anchor/reporter at KARK 4/FOX 16 News in Little Rock, AR and Monroe, LA.
Brittney graduated from Howard University and furthered her studies at the University of California at Berkeley where she earned a master's degree in journalism. During her time at Berkeley she also worked as a health fellow at The Washington Post and traveled overseas to report on health issues in rural India.
Throughout her career, Brittney's reporting has garnered an Emmy nomination and recognition from community groups and the Associated Press.
Along with meeting new people and traveling the world, Brittney enjoys hosting events, training for marathons and spending time with family. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Brittney is also a proud graduate of West Charlotte High School and thrilled to be back in the Queen City!
If you'd like to say hello or send Brittney a story idea, email her at email@example.com.
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