KDVR-TV/FOX31 – Denver, CO
April 2013 – Present
Weekday Morning Anchor, Good Day Colorado.
* Multiple Emmy winner. Warm, engaging, credible anchor with superior command of the desk throughout four-hour morning newscast. A master of breaking news and off-script coverage of local and national stories, such as the Aurora theater shootings, wildfires, and flooding. Positive, engaged newsroom citizen who sets the tone for and mentors the morning staff. Working anchor who copy edits, writes, researches, and has a strong hand in content selection. Enterprise and produce daily “Get Ahead” money-saving segment. Amassed 14,000 Twitter followers, a 92 SEI rating and consistently takes the top spot on Share Rocket's daily measure of Denver's individual social media influencers.
* Most recent year-to-year ratings show 100% growth in key demo for coveted 6AM hour, moving the newscast from last place to second in the demo.
KCNC -TV/CBS4 – Denver, CO
October 2002 – March 2013
Weekday Morning & Noon Anchor
* Enterprised money segment, blog, and Emmy-winning interview franchise, “Breakfast with Brooke.” Active in website publishing. Spent ten years with 80% success rate placing foster children in adoptive homes through “Wednesday’s Child” segments. Ambassador for blood donation, after receiving life-saving blood transfusions. As solo anchor, grew noon newscast 60% in key demo.
August 1999 – August 2002
San Diego, CA
Primary weeknight anchor. Also produce/anchor nightly health segment, field anchor,
report regularly, and interact with the San Diego community.
June 1996 – August 1999
Primary weeknight anchor. As political reporter, led extensive coverage of Governor
George W. Bush administration. Produced nightly health segment and weekly
“Positively Texas” feature stories. Frequent live work and investigative reports for
“Seven on Your Side” consumer team.
April 1995 – June 1996
Morning and Noon anchor/reporter. Community involvement included helping to place
foster children through weekly stories and volunteer work with The March of Dimes and
August 1994 – April 1995
Morning anchor, reporter and producer. Also shot, edited and reported live. Began
on-air career while still in college.
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree in 3½ years
Student Representative to Board of Trustees
Journalism major, Latin American Studies minor (Proficient in Spanish)
Graduated Cum Laude with honors in both Liberal Arts and Communications
Senior Writer for The Daily Campus newspaper
Multiple “Best Newscast” Heartland Emmy Awards
Emmy for Best Interview Segment
Emmy for Best Interactive News Special (Elections)
Westword Magazine “Best Morning Newscast” – Multiple Years
Colorado Association of Black Journalists, Scribes in Excellence Award, 2007
Colorado Broadcasters Association Award, Best Community Service Project "Adoption
AP's Bill Stout Memorial Award for Enterprise News and Spot News – Santana High
School Shooting, 2001
San Diego Magazine: “50 People to Watch – 2000”
American Heart Association media award, 2000
1999-2000 Emmy nomination, Best Newscast, “WB News at Ten”
Mistress of Ceremonies, Texas Governor George W. Bush’s Inaugural Ball
Associated Press Awards for health and series reporting, 1999
SMU University Scholarship and Dallas Morning News scholarship