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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Business
1:37 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Growing Concerns Over 'Patent Trolls' & Infringement Battles

The Triad Business Journal reports that Eric Tomlinson, the president of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem, worries about how the possible crackdown on 'patent trolls' could impact research centers in the Triad.
Credit Keri Brown

The patent process can be confusing and competitive for many companies and entrepreneurs.

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Children
11:31 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Animal Adoptions Halted at Winston-Salem Children’s Home

Leigh Summer and her family volunteer their time each week to take care of the animals at the Children's Home in Winston-Salem. They are also working with other supporters to develop programs that will help keep the animals at the farm.
Credit Keri Brown

The board at the Children’s Home in Winston-Salem has stopped the adoption of its farm animals for now.

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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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