Brittany Harris rejoined the FOX 8 family in 2018 as an assignment editor and digital journalist.

She previously reported on air for the station a few years ago before making her way down to Orlando, Florida where she continued her career at WKMG-TV.

While there, she covered many major breaking stories including the Pulse nightclub shooting, the murder of singer Christina Grimmie, and Hurricane Matthew. She had the opportunity to cover the visit of President Obama and President Trump as well.

Brittany has also worked in Zanesville, Ohio and Springfield, Illinois. She graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

When she’s not digging for news, the Cleveland native enjoys catching up on her favorite TV shows, going out to dinner and spending time with her husband and their three cats.

Have a story idea? Email her at Brittany.Harris@fox8.com


Recent Articles
  • ‘I was scared’: Postal worker recalls terrifying experience of being robbed at gunpoint in Canton

    CANTON, Ohio — Canton police are investigating after a postal worker was robbed at gunpoint. According to the police report, it happened on Cherry Avenue around 3 p.m. Saturday. The victim said he was delivering mail when the suspect got out of a car came over to him with a gun. He then forced him to empty his pockets and threatened to shoot him in the leg. “I was scared. I have an eight-year-old son. I’m a mailman. I shouldn’t […]

  • N.J. couple sues Taco Bell for ‘deceptive advertising’ after they were charged an extra $2.18

    GREEN BROOK, N.J. — A couple from New Jersey is suing Taco Bell for what they consider deceptive advertising. According to FOX, they said the restaurant overcharged them for two Chalupa Cravings Boxes. Instead of paying $5 each as advertised on TV, they were told it would be $6.06 each, before tax. When they spoke to the manager, he told them that the fine print in the advertising notes that prices vary. “You can’t tell someone you are going to […]

  • Veteran in hospice gets to see his beloved dog one last time in emotional reunion

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A veteran living out his finals days was able to see his beloved dog one last time. Albuquerque Animal Welfare shared the emotional story along with photos on their Facebook page. John Vincent was admitted to the Hospice Center at the Raymond G. Murphy Veterans Affairs Medical Center last week. Since he has no family in the area, he had to surrender his dog Patch to the shelter. “John Vincent may not have much time left,” said […]

  • ‘Treat for the belly and mind’: Local farm hopes you’ll donate your pumpkins after Halloween is over

    RAVENNA, Ohio — A local farm is sending out their yearly request for pumpkins after Halloween comes to an end. Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary in Ravenna loves when people donate their pumpkins to them. “Not only do pumpkins provide a tasty treat, they are a source of enrichment,” they explained in a Facebook post. They said the pigs get a work out trying to break them open. Sometimes the keepers will hide pieces around the farm for them to […]

  • Push button ignition stumps carjacking thieves, forces them to leave victim’s vehicle behind

    ARVADA, Co. — Police are searching for two armed suspects who had to ditch the car they were trying to steal. According to the Arvada Police Department, they didn’t know how to use the push button ignition. The attempted carjacking happened on October 14. The victim said she pulled into her driveway and was gathering her belongings when two men approached her. One of the suspects had a gun and demanded she give them the car. After failing to start […]

  • Deputies say man hid dead relatives bodies for years, continued to collect their government benefits

    CLOVER, S.C. — Deputies have completed their investigation involving three family members who were found dead inside a home in South Carolina. According to WSOC, it was revealed this week that two of the bodies had been there since at least 2015. The initial discovery was made after the sheriff’s office conducted a welfare check in July. Deputies said 45-year-old Thomas Gardner committed suicide and left a note behind detailing what happened to his 69-year-old mother and her 77-year-old sister. […]

  • Cedar Point forced to turn guests away after HalloWeekends hits capacity on Saturday

    SANDUSKY, Ohio — Thousands of people heading to HalloWeekends at Cedar Point on Saturday night got a frightening surprise. Park officials announced on social media they were nearing capacity and had to restrict admission. They asked guests to come back on Sunday or next weekend, which is the last weekend of the season. At one point, Cedar Point Road and Cedar Point Drive were temporarily closed, but have since reopened to traffic. Happy Carter said it took three hours to […]

  • Teen saves four-year-old sister from attempted abduction in Washington

    BERMERTON, Wash. — A 16-year-old girl is being recognized after saving her four-year-old sister from an attempted abduction. Cheyenne Myler shared her story with KING and said it happened Thursday as they were leaving the elementary school. She said a man in a white van pulled up and got out. He then started walking towards them. “The only thing I saw was a guy with a ski mask and he had gloves on, and he got out, and he tried […]

  • Driver who hit boy getting off bus tells deputies she ‘had to go to the bathroom’

    FORT BEND COUNTY, Tex. — An eight-year-old boy is recovering after he was hit by a car while getting off a school bus. According to WTSP, it happened on Friday in Fort Bend County, Texas. Deputies said the driver told them she ignored the stop signs and lights on the bus because “she had had to go to the bathroom.” The boy fractured his arm and the driver, who has not been identified, was given a citation. The TV outlet […]

  • ‘Barney’ the purple dinosaur heading to Hollywood to star in his own live action film

    HOLLYWOOD, Ca. — If you loved watching “Barney and Friends” growing up, then you’ll be happy to hear the good news. According to Daily Mail, the purple dinosaur is heading to Hollywood to star in his own live action film. It will be produced by Mattel Films and “Get Out” actor Daniel Kaluuya. “Barney was a ubiquitous figure in many of our childhoods, then he disappeared into the shadows, left misunderstood,” Kaluuya said in a statement. “We’re excited to explore […]

  • Baker Mayfield fined $12,500 for comments made about officiating after Seahawks loss, source says

    CLEVELAND — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield was fined $12,500 for his comments about officiating. Ian Rapoport from the NFL Network shared the news on Twitter Saturday saying the decision came on the heels of last Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Browns lost 32 to 28. Some fans complained about the officials calls on the field arguing that they favored the Seahawks. Mayfield had some opinions of his own which he made public during a press conference. “I’ll probably […]

  • ‘It was sweet’: FedEx driver caught on camera fixing stars and stripes on woman’s porch in Ohio

    ASHLAND, Ohio — A FedEx driver is getting national attention for his act of patriotism while making a delivery recently. According to FOX 35, Jackie Szabo said he corrected the American flag pillows on her bench after dropping off a package. They were out of order, so he made sure the stars were on the left and the stripes were on the right. The simple gesture was caught on camera, which Szabo shared to social media. “It is sweet. My […]

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