Co-Anchor, Chicago Tonight/WTTW News
Brandis Friedman is a co-anchor and correspondent for Chicago Tonight. Brandis came to Chicago Tonight in 2013, from WBBM Newsradio where she was an anchor and reporter. She has also worked as a Special Projects Producer and Fill-In Reporter for WJLA-TV/ABC-7 in Washington, D.C.; as Deputy Communications Director for the House Committee on Science and Technology; and as a Reporter for the NBC affiliates in Little Rock, AR and Wichita Falls, TX. She has earned two Peter Lisagor Awards for her coverage of education news from the Chicago Headline Club and three regional Emmy Awards during her time in DC. Her reporting on education and criminal justice has appeared on PBS' "NewsHour" and NPR's "The Takeaway."