Brittany Bivins

Brittany Bivins joined Cleveland 19 News in October 2017. While she's worked the majority of her career down South, she spent part of her childhood in Pennsylvania, and she is looking forward to seeing snow again. Brittany comes to us from the CBS affiliate in Birmingham, Ala., where she covered major political stories, including corruption scandals in each branch of state government, which eventually led to the removal or resignation of several top elected officials. She also traveled to the Arizona-Mexico border for several in-depth investigative segments on local militia members and the immigration debate. She won an award from the Associated Press for "Best Series" for that investigation. Before that, Brittany worked as weekend anchor and reporter at the CBS affiliate in Montgomery, Alabama, where she produced a franchise honoring local teachers, receiving the "Best Specialized Reporter" award from the Alabama Associated Press. She started her career as a reporter and multimedia journalist for the Fox affiliate in Shreveport, La. Brittany graduated from the University of Montevallo with degrees in Mass Communication and Theatre. She minored in Spanish, and spent part of her college summers studying abroad near Madrid, where she learned to speak Spanish fluently. She loves languages, and she is currently trying to learn Arabic. German, French, and Italian are also on her list. In her free time, Brittany loves playing with animals, volunteering as a youth mentor, traveling, and going to film festivals. She is thrilled to call Cleveland her new home and excited about everything Northeast Ohio has to offer. She's always looking for a good story, so make sure to let her know if you have one, and say hello if you see her around town!

Recent Articles by Brittany

  ‘Concerned citizen' fires gun at suspect during Parma traffic stop; security expert weighs in

Uber-like ride hailing service for kids started by Akron woman

Lack of fire hydrants not uncommon in Ohio as firefighters rely on tanker trucks to stamp out flames

Paid parental leave proposed for Lakewood city employees

Cleveland’s first cat cafe opens in Tremont

Protest calls for change at the Cuyahoga County Jail following another inmate death

Here’s how to put your Christmas tree to good use after the holiday

Barberton Police Officer remembered 70 years after death in line of duty

Kent State investigating swastika, feces found in campus building

Following Toys for Tots theft, how should nonprofits screen volunteers?

Community protests for change at Cuyahoga County Jail

Getting Answers from Land Bank on delay to tear down home where Alianna DeFreeze killed

House where Alianna DeFreeze was murdered scheduled for demolition

Got an emergency in Lakewood? You can now text 911 dispatchers

Rash of Cleveland Justice Center deaths has county councilman pushing for return of sheriffs' elections

Renovation plans under way for historic Statler Arms building in downtown Cleveland

Innocence Project has record of helping free wrongfully convicted people in Cuyahoga County

Northeast Ohio schools are teaching students how to 3D print: There’s one reason that could be dangerous

GM job slashing could impact local industries in Northeast Ohio

Preparations underway for Northeast Ohio’s first big snow of the season