Brittney Ermon

“Telling the stories of those who cannot is what keeps me motivated and excited to do this job every day. Each person I meet is a privilege. Every story I tell is an opportunity to make a difference. It is truly a blessing to live my passion in the Twin Cities!”

Previous Experience 

Brittney joined the 5 Eyewitness News Team in July of 2021. Prior to that, she was a bilingual multi-media journalist and fill-in anchor at NBC15 in Madison, WI for two years. She’s dedicated to shedding light on underprivileged and underrepresented communities. At NBC15, Brittney reported daily on the unrest in Madison as social justice protests swept the nation following the death of George Floyd. She traveled to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to report on the aftermath of the Derecho storm. In addition to severe weather, she’s covered the coronavirus, riots, elections, and health disparities in minority communities. Brittney also uses Spanish in her reporting. In 2017, she studied abroad in Segovia, Spain and lived with a host family she still keeps in contact with today. She didn’t want a language barrier to prevent her from serving all communities.


Brittney is a proud graduate of Ball State University. Chirp Chirp! In 2017, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with cum laude honors. She majored in Journalism, Telecommunications and Spanish. She continued her education at the university and in 2019 earned her Masters of Arts degree in Journalism.


Brittney won an Emmy for her contributions to the NBC15 Morning Show, reporting on the aftermath of George Floyd protests in Madison, WI. The morning newscast coverage was also awarded a regional Edward R. Murrow.

Personal Interests

If Brittney isn’t binge-watching a TV show or watching a movie, she’s checking out a new restaurant and exploring her new home! She loves to shop, travel and salsa and bachata dancing is a must!