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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Education
6:57 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou Leaves Lasting Impact on Former Students & WFU Community

Dr. Angelou was planning to teach a course this fall at Wake Forest University called “Race, Culture and Gender in the U.S. South and Beyond.” The last class she taught at Wake Forest was in the summer of 2011.
Wake Forest University

As word continues to spread about the passing of Maya Angelou Wednesday morning, several community members are stopping to pay tribute to the renowned poet, author and civil rights activist. Dr. Angelou has also been a big part of Wake Forest University over the years where she served as Reynolds Professor of American Studies.

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Education
10:22 am
Wed May 28, 2014

WFU President's Statement on the Death of Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou
Credit Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch today shared his thoughts on the death of Dr. Maya Angelou with the students, faculty and staff.

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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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