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.
A few hundred motorcyclists and community members gathered at the Big-Swamp Harley Davidson for the “William Buechner 2020 A Ride to Remember” Saturday morning. The Auburn police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty last May.
New Covenant Church of Columbus GA held their first drive-up service back in March making them one of the one of the first churches in the Chattahoochee Valley to worship from their cars. Sunday, they held their first service inside since then.
Columbus Health Department officials say they’re working to provide more opportunities outside of the Fountain City for COVID-19 testing this holiday weekend. They held a pop-up testing site at Harris County High School Sunday.
Many Americans consider Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start to summer, which can mean grilling out or heading to the beach. Panama City Beach in Florida is very crowded for the holiday weekend as this is the first weekend since short-term rentals recently reopened.
With the election just around the corner, several local school board candidates talked about COVID-19 related challenges the school district is facing Tuesday night. The Muscogee County Democratic Committee hosted a virtual forum.
Summer school will still be available to Muscogee County students this year despite major changes on the end of the 2019-2020 school year caused by COVID-19. However, the school district's summer school plan looks different this year.
A local birth photographer’s images are featured in a national Facebook ad airing now paying tribute to mothers. The one-minute ad called “Born in Quarantine” offers a message of hope reminding new moms that they’re not alone.
One of the largest health care providers in the Chattahoochee Valley, Piedmont Columbus, is using new measures to help patients in the safest way possible during this pandemic. Meanwhile, about two hours up the road, Piedmont Healthcare is working on two COVID-19 related trials in Atlanta.