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Brittany Jacob is currently a News Anchor at KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She also serves as


Welcome to the HU Movemakers Podcast (, where we highlight folks in Howard University Culture that are blazing the trail and making moves! If you would like to apply or nominate someone  to be on the podcast, please email bio/headshot to   Brittany Jacob is currently a News Anchor at KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She also serves as the Illinois Bureau Reporter in Southern Illinois. Brittany is originally from Houston, Texas. She arrived in Southern Illinois by way of Washington, D.C. She is a proud graduate Howard University's School of Communication as a broadcast journalism major and theater minor.  Her passion for journalism has never ceased. She was the Senior reporter on the high profile murder case of Southern Illinois University Student Pravin Varughese. She has covered the midterm elections gubernatorial race, the infamous Illinois state budget stalemate, the Cairo housing crisis, and more.   Brittany is the 2018 News Spokesperson for the Salvation Army of Southeast Missouri and also host the annual Black History media program for the youth at the African American Museum of Southern Illinois.  She started her professional career in media sales, marketing and advertising working for iHeart Radio and then CBS Radio in Washington, DC. Although having a successful career in media sales and in acting and modeling, she followed her passion in broadcast news.   Brittany loves to spend her free time on stage performing one of her passions, theatre. She also loves to experience new cultures, traveling, meeting people, trying new foods and is always up for an adventure. She enjoys yoga, cooking, scintillating conversations and spending time with her family.   Brittany graduated Magna Cum Laude, was on the Dean's Honor Roll, Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She was the recipient of the BET Scholarship, Howard University's Trustee Scholarship and the Lewis Fenderson Scholarship. She was a part of the National Association Broadcaster's Education Fund Institute, a member of National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

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