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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Health
6:30 am
Wed May 28, 2014

WFU Law Professor Presents Healthcare Reform Research to Congress: Hopes to Testify at NC Hearings

Mark Hall, a law professor at Wake Forest University, testified last Wednesday about the federal regulation of health insurer's medical loss ratios (MLRs). He says research shows that consumers have received $1.5 billion in rebates over the past two years from the Affordable Care Act.
Credit Wake Forest University

The Affordable Care Act is once again being debated on Capitol Hill, as well as at kitchen tables across the country.

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Business
5:31 am
Fri May 23, 2014

After 10 Years of Rapid Growth, Can High Point University Keep Growing?

High Point University plans to build two new facilities on the main campus. One will house the School of Health Sciences and School of Pharmacy. The other will be an undergraduate science facility. The projects are expected to bring in 700 students, create 125 new jobs and have a $500 million economic impact on the area.
Credit By: High Point University - highpoint.edu

By almost any measure, the story of High Point University in the past decade under the leadership of University President Nido Qubein, has been one of unparalleled growth and change.

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Business
5:30 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Vacant Canada Dry Warehouse Put to Good Use

The Greensboro Area Convention & Visitor's Bureau opened at its new location on High Point Road on May 1, 2014. The former Canada Dry Warehouse was renovated to hold their new offices.
Credit Greensboro Area Convention & Visitor's Bureau

The Greensboro Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has a new place to call home.

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Health
5:46 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Free Community Workshop Will Focus on Growing Needs of Alzheimer’s Patients & Their Caregivers

Hospice of the Piedmont is based in High Point. The organization says right now 11 percent of North Carolina's seniors are suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease. Medical experts say by 2015, 40 percent of seniors may be affected by this devastating illness.
Credit by: Mary Leslie English / Hospice of the Piedmont

Alzheimer's Disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.  It is typically a disease of the elderly. Caring for someone afflicted with this terminal illness can be a 24 hour job for many families.

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Jill Abramson
10:23 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Professional Disappointments Not the End, Abramson Optimistic

Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times, delivered the commencement address at Wake Forest University on Monday. The event was her first public appearance since being dismissed from the newspaper last week. Her speech titled “The Importance of a Truly Free Press” was well received by the audience.
Credit Paul Garber

Despite being abruptly released from her top management position at The New York Times last week, Jill Abramson shared an upbeat, focused outlook with 2014 graduates at Wake Forest University.

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