Brittany Shaw

Brittany Shaw, Reporter WDEF News 12
Brittany Shaw, Reporter WDEF News 12
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Updated: 12/06/2012 4:06 pm
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Born and raised right here in the beautiful Tennessee Valley, Brittany Shaw joined the WDEF News 12 team as a reporter in February 2012. Brittany attended the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga on a music scholarship, where the always-curious student took classes from just about every department and was Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper en route to earning her B.A. in English.

Immediately after graduation, Brittany accepted an internship with R&R Marketing as their Social Media Guru, and worked part-time as a photojournalist for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. After numerous suggestions from fellow students, co-workers, and others to explore the idea of television news, she landed a freelancing gig with WDEF News 12 and did indeed discover a passion for the joys and challenges of broadcast journalism.

In the meantime, Brittany received her Associate Broker’s Real Estate License and continued to pursue a Masters in Business Administration while she worked as an assistant manager at a real estate office. Ready for a change of pace, she joined the team full-time in 2012 and has enjoyed getting to know even more people and places in and around Chattanooga. A quote from Yann Martel’s “The Life of Pi” sums up Brittany’s news philosophy quite well: “The more you look, the more you see.” There are always two sides - at the least - to every story.

In her spare time, Brittany, a creative spirit, enjoys pursuing business and real estate education, practicing yoga, lifting weights, traveling, and spending time with her family, her Pug, Fiona, and her husband, Taylor.

Contact Brittany at, find her on Facebook at Brittany Shaw WDEF, or follow her on Twitter @ChattaNewsie.
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