Brandi Kruse Biography
Brandi Kruse is an award-winning American journalist serving as a correspondent for Q13 News, she appears weekdays on “Q13 News This Morning.” Her main role is to provide analysis of local, state, and national politics. Q13 launched a political program in August 2019 called “The Divide with Brandi Kruse.” It is a Sunday morning political program that searches for common ground on issues dividing Americans.
Brandi Kruse Education
After Kruse was done with her high school education she furthered her studies and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
Brandi Kruse Career/Q13
Kruse is currently serving as a correspondent for Q13 FOX News since March 2015. She appears on weekdays on “Q13 News This Morning.” Her major role is to provide analysis of local, state, and national politics. In August 2019, Q13 launched a Sunday morning political program hosted by Brandi Kruse called “The Divide with Brandi Kruse,” the program searches for common ground on issues dividing Americans.
Her early career years were spent as a radio reporter in Seattle, while working as a radio presenter she was honored with nine Edward R. Murrow Awards for coverage of some of the region’s biggest stories. One of the biggest stories she covered was back in August 2011 when she spent six days in Central America searching for Jason Puracal, a U.S. Citizen and University of Washington graduate who claimed he was wrongly imprisoned in Nicaragua.
When Puracal was located inside a prisoner transport van near the town of Managua, the Nicaraguan officials granted her an interview. Portions of the interview aired on CNN, and Puracal later credited it with bringing attention to his case and helping to secure his release. Again in March 2014, she was on the scene of a deadly mudslide in Oso, Washington, for days collecting all the detail of the harrowing search for 43 victims and filing daily reports for CBS Radio.
Kruse has been nominated five times for her work covering veterans, the opioid epidemic, and efforts to reform Seattle’s police department. She was even named the city’s “Best Reporter” by the Seattle Weekly twice – crediting, in part, her coverage of the city’s May Day riots.
She also spent a long time reporting on challenges faced by those living on the streets of Seattle, including mental illness and drug addiction. The density of this coverage was felt when Kruse’s father died after a lifetime of drug and alcohol abuse. She also revealed to the viewers and listeners that in the years leading up to his death, he lived out of a motel room.
Brandi Kruse Age
Kruse was born on 2nd July 1988 in Minnesota, United States of America. She is 34 years old as of 2022.
Brandi Kruse Height
She stands at an average height of about 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Brandi Kruse Family
Kruse was born to her parents in Minnesota, her late father, John Wayne Patrick Bunnell, was an alcohol addict and he passed away on May 5th, 2019 due to an aneurysm. Information about her mother is unavailable at the moment. She has been raised alongside two siblings a brother and a sister.
Brandi Kruse Husband
She is not married yet but she is in a relationship with her fiance Mike Corney who is a sales representative at VF Jeans wear and Wrangler. The couple lives together in east King County.
Brandi Kruse Net Worth
Kruse has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from his successful career as a correspondent.
Brandi Kruse Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Brandi Kruse Social Media
Kruse is very active on social media including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has over 66000 followers on Twitter, over 16000 followers on Instagram, and over 173000 followers on Facebook.