Prior to joining GPB's Lawmakers show, Brenda worked for KDKA TV, the CBS owned and operated station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for more than 30 years. She also worked at the NBC station in Pittsburgh in the same capacity. Brenda has a passion for story telling about unsung heroes who make a difference when they see a need. She created a segment called “ON A POSITIVE NOTE” about those unsung heroes. It earned her an Emmy. Brenda has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Maryland and a Masters Degree from American University. Brenda now calls Atlanta home.