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Brittany Falkers

Brittany FalkersNews Anchor/Reporter

Brittany Falkers started her career in television news at WDIO as a reporter in February 2012. After a brief stint reporting on a variety of stories involving the City of Duluth and Parks and Recreation, Brittany has moved on over to the news desk to co-anchor Good Morning Northland.  Brittany says she is excited about this new challenge, and doesn't even mind the early work hours.

Joining Eyewitness News marks her return to Duluth. The Forest Lake, Minnesota native attended UMD her freshman year before transferring to the Twin Cities campus. She completed a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Brittany got her first taste of television broadcasting at "Twin Cities Live." Interning for KSTP-TV really prepared her for opportunity at WDIO. Brittany says she loved her time in Minneapolis, but that she’s happy to be back in the Twin Ports.

“I’m so lucky to be back and reporting in this community," Brittany says. "I love the many things that make this place so special.”

When Brittany isn’t out covering stories as a reporter, you can find her working on her guitar playing, out catching the latest concert, or taking in a live production.

If you have news tips or story ideas for Brittany, please email her at bfalkers@wdio.com.

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  • William James Holisky II, 63, faces a charge of second-degree intentional murder in the stabbing death of 52-year-old Lisa Jean Isham Suspect Identified in Duluth Murder

    A man already jailed in Douglas County is now suspected in a Duluth homicide.  Duluth Police say 63-year-old William James Holisky II of Duluth is suspected in the death of 52-year-old Lisa Jean Isham. 

  • Son: No Evidence Minnesota Man Committed Nazi Crimes

    The son of a Minnesota man who was exposed by The Associated Press as a commander of an SS-led unit in World War II is applauding Germany's decision to shelve its investigation into his father.

  • 19th Annual Sobriety Run Underway in Minnesota

    The 19th Annual Sobriety Run kicked off on Wednesday at the Red Lake Reservation with a community 5 mile walk. The third of a four day relay style race began in Grand Rapids and ends nearly 40 miles later in Floodwood. The four-day run comes to an end at the Mashkawisen Treatment Center in Sawyer on Saturday where nearly 1,500 community members will be coming together to celebrate sobriety.

  • Superior Sands Holds 1st King and Queen Volleyball Tournament

    Superior Sands put on its first King and Queen of the Beach volleyball tournament Friday night. Fifteen men and five women paricipated in the round robin tournament, with four players advancing to the final round.

  • UMD Program Puts on 'Science on Deck' Events

    UMD scientists and staff brought people on board the Blue Heron research vessel at the Great Lakes Aquarium Friday afternoon in Duluth for an educational tour.

 
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