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.
Public access to Columbus Consolidated Government Buildings will be restricted due to COVID-19. Mayor Skip Henderson and City Manager Isaiah Hugley announced these limitations Friday as part of an ongoing effort to “flatten the curve” of the virus.
Places of worship continue to see the effects of COVID-19 across the Chattahoochee Valley as safety precautions alter their traditional ways of having services. First Baptist Church on 12th St. was quiet Sunday on what would typically be a busy day for them.
A local company is giving back to employees who are currently out of work due to COVID-19. Valley Hospitality held their first “Feeding our Valley Family” event at the corner of Manchester Expressway and River Road on Saturday.
COVID-19 seems to be impacting the lives of Americans across the country in a new way each day. Residents in Columbus are seeing this now, even more so, following the declaration of local emergency going into effect in the Fountain City this weekend.
Health officials continue to warn about the dangers of the Coronavirus particularly for those 65 years and older, which is leading to stricter restrictions at retirement communities. One family made sure they still got to celebrate their loved one at Covenant Woods as she turned 90 on Saturday.
Several millions of dollars have gone back into the Lee County community to help with the Mar. 3 tornado rebuilding efforts throughout the past year. Organizations leading recovery efforts are still inspiring hope and generosity in Lee County even one year later.
A unique museum has an exhibit on display for passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The “Lunch Box Time Capsule” exhibit features more than 80 lunch boxes in the Atlanta airport from the Lunch Box Museum in Columbus.
The City of Auburn is showing its support for the City of Opelika against a controversial quarry plan. Creekwood Resources has applied for a quarry site permit on County Road 168 which is just off U.S. Hwy 431 in Opelika.
Columbus City Councilor Pops Barnes gave an update on the plans for the Midtown YMCA at the Lindsey Creek Area Civic Association’s meeting. He said this YMCA will have everything the downtown YMCA has to include all age groups.
Wednesday was a historic day on Capitol Hill as President Trump will remain in office. The Republican controlled Senate voted Wednesday finding the president not guilty on his impeachment charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
President Donald Trump gave his third State of the Union Address Tuesday night. Voters across the Chattahoochee Valley paid close attention Tuesday night especially with this being a big election year.
Authorities say a trailer home on County Road 190 caught fire early Saturday morning killing 75-year-old Herman Brown. The family says this is the second home on the property to be destroyed by flames in the span of a few months.