Briana Harper joined the Eyewitness News team as a reporter in August 2018.
She’s a North Carolina girl—born and raised in Asheville. In 2013, she received her broadcast journalism degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (GO HEELS!). From there her reporting career took her to CBS 4 in Gainesville, Florida to WCTI NewsChannel 12 in New Bern, North Carolina to WCPO 9 On Your Side in Cincinnati, Ohio.
During her time in Cincinnati, Briana covered the trial of former University of Cincinnati Police officer Ray Tensing--accused of shooting unarmed Sam Dubose which gathered national attention. She also spent time covering the impact of the heroin epidemic that had overtaken the region of northern Kentucky and Ohio.
Briana is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. In her free time she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and cheering on her Carolina Panthers and Tar Heels.
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