PRLog - May 29, 2012 - HUNTINGTON, N.Y. -- News 12 today announced that Michelle Brown has been named full-time Anchor/Reporter for News 12 Westchester and Hudson Valley. Ms. Brown was previously a freelance reporter for News 12 Westchester and sister station News 12 Connecticut. While freelancing for News 12 Westchester, she was part of the team chosen as a finalist for a 2011 New York Associated Press Award for “spot news coverage.”
Regarding her new position, Ms. Brown said, “I’m delighted to be in Westchester on a full-time basis, reporting and delivering news that impacts the people in my community. I look forward to working with the award-winning News 12 Westchester and Hudson Valley teams to bring our viewers the very best hyper-local news coverage every day.”
“News 12 prides itself on finding the best and brightest talent in the market,” noted News 12 Westchester News Director Janine Rose. “It is a pleasure to welcome Michelle home to New York and a joy to have her on the News 12 Westchester and Hudson Valley team.”
Prior to freelancing with News 12, Ms. Brown spent several years covering news in Rhode Island and Boston, Massachusetts. Some notable stories she covered include the execution of serial killer Michael Ross, the funeral of U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) and an unforgettable flight with the United States Air Force Thunderbirds.
In her spare time, Ms. Brown enjoys traveling, playing tennis, listening to alternative British music, reading and savoring her mother’s delectable Jamaican cooking.
About News 12 Westchester
News 12 Westchester is the exclusive 24-hour local news channel dedicated to serving the county of Westchester, New York. The cable exclusive service can currently be seen on the Cablevision and Time Warner Cable systems in Westchester, and the Comcast system in Putnam County. News 12 Westchester is part of News 12 Networks, the country’s first, largest, and most watched regional news network. News 12 Networks is owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation.
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