Brittany Nielsen Biography and Career Life

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Brittany Nielsen co-anchors KSBW Action News 8 Sunrise alongside Anchor Lauren Seaver, Meteorologist Art Jarrett, and Traffic Reporter Jaclyn Dunn, presenting the morning show Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. Additionally, Brittany actively contributes as a reporter throughout the week.

Having grown up on the Central Coast in Watsonville, Brittany’s roots are firmly planted in the local community. She is a proud alumna of Green Valley Christian School and Monte Vista Christian High School.

After completing high school, Brittany pursued her education at Cabrillo College before heading south to San Luis Obispo County, where she attended Cuesta College. There, she gained valuable broadcast experience while working at the school’s radio station.

Later, Brittany transferred to Eastern New Mexico University, earning her degree and kickstarting her broadcast career at the leading PBS affiliate in New Mexico. At “News 3 New Mexico,” she showcased her skills in reporting, anchoring, and producing.

In May 2007, Brittany graduated Cum Laude, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Communication with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in English. Throughout her university journey, she garnered numerous honors, including the prestigious “Outstanding Undergraduate in Broadcast Journalism” award.

Coming back home to the Central Coast was a dream come true for Brittany, as she secured a position at KSBW in 2007 after completing an internship. Starting as a reporter, she soon climbed the ranks and was promoted to weekend evening news anchor in 2010. Her dedication and excellence in journalism further led her to join the California Central Coast’s #1 weekday morning news in 2014.

Brittany’s love for rodeo and horsemanship is deeply rooted in her family history. Her mom and dad are also Watsonville natives and passionate team ropers. Brittany herself is an accomplished barrel racer, riding her beloved horses Polly and Amelia.

A proud member of the National High School Rodeo Association, Brittany served as Miss California High School Rodeo District 4 from 2001 to 2002. Her equestrian talents shined through when she won the California Rodeo Salinas Pro-Am Team Roping in 1999. Brittany embraces KSBW as an ideal platform to share her passion for The California Rodeo Salinas with viewers, enriching their homes with the spirit of this cherished event.

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