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
TAMPA, Fla. — An adorable photo featuring a family dressed up in T-Rex costumes at the airport is bringing smiles to many across the internet. According to FOX 13, Taylor Morris said she wanted to make her husband DeAndre’s return back to the United States memorable. The staff sergeant had been deployed in southwest Asia for nearly seven months with the U.S. Air Force. “We made cute signs last time so I wanted to do something funny this time around,” Taylor […]
SAVANNAH, Ga. — A firefighter from Georgia is being hailed a hero for saving the life of a passenger on his flight. According to the fire department, Trevor Jaha performed CPR on a woman named Chelsea for more than 30 minutes. She had suffered sudden cardiac death and had no pulse after four shocks with an AED. “She is my sister, and he saved her. I can’t thank him enough and I just wanted to make people aware, he’s a […]
CLEVELAND — A landscaper who was brutally beaten and robbed inside of his business on the east side has passed away. Larry Manno’s family told FOX 8 the 74-year-old died Friday morning. He had been hospitalized ever since the attack happened back in September. An employee walked into Manno Landscaping to find the place ransacked. She said Larry was on the ground and the suspect was standing nearby and then ran away. Cleveland police are continuing to investigate. Crime Stoppers […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two Ohio lawmakers are working on legislation that would make it easier for victims of domestic violence or rape to break their rental agreements. “After an arrest or protection order is issued, victims should not face hurdles that make it difficult for them to put distance between themselves and their abusers,” said Rep. Lepore-Hagan, who is co-sponsoring HB 351 with Rep. Lisa Sobecki. According to a press release, victims would be able to break their lease by […]
JUPITER, Fla. — When Andrew Levy heard there were kids in the Jupiter area who didn’t have access to a proper lunch, he decided to take action. According to WPEC, the real estate agent paid off the lunch debt for 400 students at all nine public schools, which came out to about $945. “These children that were in debt were going to either not eat or they would get just cheese sandwiches and I thought that’s crazy,” he said during […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — Liam Neeson’s latest film “The Minuteman” won’t hit theaters until next year, but it’s safe to say the cast and crew are already getting rave reviews from the folks of Wellington. Mayor Hans Schneider took to Facebook to share what a wonderful experience he and others in town had with Neesen and the production team who were there Thursday shooting scenes for the movie. “All of Wellington has a lot to be proud of tonight. I received […]
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Lusher High School in New Orleans is getting national attention for their decision to turn down food from Chick-fil-A because of their views on the LGBTQ community. According to WWL-TV, the free lunch for teachers was part of an event sponsored by the College Football Playoff Foundation. While Principal Dr. Steven Corbett appreciated the offer, he ultimately said they’d have to decline. “Out of respect to our LGBTQ staff, we have chosen to not serve Chick-Fil-A […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — If you live in the city of Springfield, Missouri you may notice small white flags popping up in green spaces. No, they’re not advertisements or warnings to stay off the grass. The police department said they’re actually reminders for people to pick up their dog’s poop. Apparently it’s become a real problem, so officials are taking action by planting humorous flags around the area. Each one has a different caption, which says things like “Is this your […]
METHUEN, Mass. — The Methuen Police Department is thinking about changing their policies so that officers could display their tattoos while in uniform, which is currently not permitted. “In the past tattoos were seen as by many as unprofessional or frowned upon. Today, ink art has become more socially acceptable and for many people tells a story about who a person is and where they came from,” the department wrote in a Facebook post. They went on to write that […]
STAFFORD, Va. — An employee from Chick-fil-A is being recognized for his act of kindness while on the job recently. Shauna Hall took to Facebook to share the story, which has since gone viral. She said she went to get her son out of the van before going inside when her iPhone fell right into the storm drain. Hall asked a manager for help but he was unsure of what to do. That’s when Seth stepped in to lend a […]
PORT CLINTON, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a wrong-way crash in Port Clinton. According to dispatchers, it happened on SR 2 between SR 163 and SR 53 around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Good Samaritan John Carpenter tells FOX 8 he was driving westbound when he saw a vehicle going eastbound in the westbound lane. “The guy was going the wrong-way and it happened so fast. The truck in front of me swerved to try […]
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is continuing to honor his mother by covering the costs of mammograms for women around the country. According to TODAY, Williams mother passed away back in 2014 from breast cancer. She was just 53 years old. All four of his aunts also died from the disease before the age of 50. Since 2015, Williams has been able to pay for over 500 mammograms at hospitals in several states with help […]