Keri Brown

Reporter

Keri Brown is a reporter and host at WFDD.  She comes to the Triad from West Virginia Public Broadcasting, where she served as the Chief Bureau Reporter for the Northern Panhandle. Prior to her time at West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Keri was the head assignment editor at WTRF-TV in Wheeling and a field producer and assignment manager at WPGH Fox 53 in Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of Ohio University.

Keri has also served as an adjunct professor at Wheeling Jesuit University and Bethany College in West Virginia. She enjoys covering business and education stories. Keri has worked with the Center for Educational Technologies in Wheeling, W. Va. and other NASA centers across the country to develop several stories about the use of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts in the classroom. 

Keri won a 2011 PRNDI award for her spot news coverage during the funeral for five Guilford County children who died in a murder-suicide shooting rampage.

The West Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Association awarded first place in the Feature category for her 2010 story about steel communities suffering from layoffs. Keri also received an Associated Press Award for Best Enterprise Reporting in 2005 for her story about drug trafficking in Wheeling.

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Politics
12:32 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Winston-Salem Residents Elect Mayor Allen Joines to Fourth Term

City Council member Derwin Montgomery (left), City Council member Molly Leight (center) and mayor Allen Joines celebrated their re-election wins with campaign supporters Tuesday night at the Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem.
Credit Keri Brown

The mood was festive during a party for Democrat candidates at the Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem last night. The crowd anxiously awaited election returns for city council and the mayor’s seat.

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Politics
11:51 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Forsyth County Republican & Democrat Parties Step Up Efforts to Support Local Candidates

Scott Cumbie, Forsyth County Republican Party Chair, says he expects more voter turnout locally in 2016 because of the presidential race and other high-profile races.
Credit Keri Brown

North Carolina Democrats are celebrating big wins in targeted local races across the state, including Charlotte, Greensboro and Boone, and Winston-Salem.

On Tuesday, thousands of people across the state went to the polls to cast ballots in the Municipal General Elections. Susan Campbell, chair of the Forsyth County Democratic Party, says locally the party provided transportation and other support to get voters to the election polls.

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Politics
10:10 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Residents in Clemmons Elect a New Mayor

Nick Nelson talks with voters at a polling precinct in Clemmons Tuesday morning. Nelson won the mayoral race against fellow Republican John Bost, with 65.01 percent of the votes.
Credit Keri Brown

In the Village of Clemmons, challenger Nick Nelson beat incumbent John Bost for the mayor’s seat.  

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Politics
4:15 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Forsyth County Voters Cast Their Ballots For Local Leaders

Supporters of local municipal election candidates gathered outside of the precinct at Clemmons Elementary Tuesday to pass out information to voters.
Credit Keri Brown

North Carolina voters are at the polls today in all or portions of 94 of the state's 100 counties to cast their ballots in the municipal general election.

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Crime
4:54 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Telephone Scam Artists Bully Taxpayers

Scam artists are using fake IRS names and badge numbers to steal a taxpayer's money and identity. Some scammers even recite the last four digits of a victim's Social Security Number.
Credit by agrilifetoday via flckr

A pervasive telephone scam is targeting taxpayers across the country. The scam artists want to steal your identity and your money.

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