Brittany Hardaway

Brittany joined the WBBJ news team in June 2016. Originally from the Windy City, she’s had her fair share of Southern comfort as a former Saluki at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Brittany HardawayWhile in school, Brittany was extremely involved not only on campus but throughout the city of Carbondale.

Brittany was the President of the National Association of Black Journalists as well as a multimedia journalist, producer and anchor for the student-produced newscast.

She was also the recipient of the Illinois Broadcasters Association multicultural internship where she was able to intern and eventually work part time as an associate producer at WSIL-TV 3.

If she’s not spending her time telling stories, Brittany likes to spend time talking to her family and friends and catching up on the latest Netflix series.

If you have any tips or story ideas, email Brittany at, follow her on Twitter at @wbbj7brittany or like her Facebook page.

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