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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Traffic & Weather
10:24 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Winston-Salem Police Urge Motorists to Stay Off Roads

Ice and sleet are causing several accidents and power outages in some parts of the Piedmont.
Credit Sheila Thrower

The Winston-Salem Police Department is urging people to stay off the roads Monday night into early Tuesday morning.

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Traffic & Weather
9:16 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Weather-Related Delays and Closings for Tuesday, March 18

Credit Cole Naum

The following schools and organizations will be closed or operating on a delay today because of the potential for hazardous winter weather:

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Traffic & Weather
5:17 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Weather-Related School Delays and Closings, Monday March 17

Credit Steve Biddle/WFDD

The following schools and organizations will be closed or operating on a delay today because of the potential for hazardous winter weather:

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Business
1:34 am
Fri March 14, 2014

More NC Teachers Are Choosing to Leave the State to Teach Elsewhere Because of Low Pay

Many N.C. teachers say they want more support from lawmakers in Raleigh. Several of them attended a rally on Aug. 14, 2013 in Winston-Salem to voice their concerns.
Credit Keri Brown

North Carolina remained 46 in the country in terms of teacher pay during the 2012-2013 school year, according to newly released figures from the National Education Association.

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Crime
3:20 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Kids Find Human Skull in Residential Greensboro Neighborhood

An official with the Greensboro Police Department says the results of the forensic analysis on the human remains could take several weeks.
Credit by: Alan Cleaver via flickr

Greensboro Police are searching for more skeletal remains after a human skull was found in a residential wooded area.

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