Brennan Reh joined the WTVM news team as a reporter and weekend anchor in May 2019.
Brennan was born and raised in Durham, NC, but has lived in Columbus, GA since 2015. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in December 2014 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and minor in Political Science. While in college, she was a member of Carolina News where students were responsible for putting on a live, 30-minute newscast daily. She also interned at WNCN-TV in Raleigh, NC when she was home in North Carolina for the summer.
In March 2015, Brennan started her career in news as a Multimedia Journalist/Reporter at WRBL-TV in Columbus. There, she was a reporter and had the opportunity to produce and anchor newscasts. Following Brennan’s two years at WRBL, she went to work for Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson as her Public Information Officer from March 2017 until the end of Mayor Tomlinson’s term in January 2019. Brennan worked as the Marketing and Communications Director at Columbus Memory Center for a few months before returning back to the newsroom.
Brennan’s interests include traveling, spending time with friends and family (including her cat Winnie), and cheering on the Gamecocks.
As the summer starts to wind down, the American Red Cross is in urgent need of blood donations to help end a summer blood shortage. They are working to get as many donations as possible before the summer ends because they say many regular donors are delaying in giving to take final summer vacations
The sixth Grand Columbus Whitewater Paddle is happening this Saturday, August 10. The classic rafting experience brought thousands of Whitewater enthusiasts to the Chattahoochee Valley over the past few years.
There’s just one day to spare before National Bowling Day on Saturday, August 10. Bowlero’s Columbus location will be celebrating National Bowling Day by offering free games between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. if you sign up.
Some students got help with their first day needs thanks to organizations holding school supply drives for pencils, papers and even backpacks. One sorority continued to encourage students on their first day of school Thursday.
One local non-profit organization is hoping to combat crime and the growing Opioid crisis by opening a new community center in Columbus offering free resources. The Grace Outreach Community Center opens this Saturday, July 13 in the Saint Mary’s Shopping Center off Buena Vista Road.
A recent survey by the Department of Health and Human Services says 80% of Americans do not meet the recommended amount of physical activity. Planet Fitness is halfway through their “Teen Summer Challenge”, which is a national initiative focusing on the health of teenagers.