Who is Brandi Powell?
Brandi Powell is a weekday Morning News Anchor for the 5 Eyewitness News team since January 2014. Additionally, she is a daily contributor on Minnesota Live and a filled-in as host on At Issue and as co-host on Twin Cities Live and Minnesota Live.
Brandi Powell Date of Birth / Age
Powell’s exact age is not known as she has managed to keep her date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.
Brandi Powell Height
Powell stands at the height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Brandi Powell Parents and Siblings
Powell was born and raised in Minnesota. She manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Brandi Powell Spouse / Husband
Powell is happily married to her husband and together have a toddler daughter.
Brandi Powell Kids / Children
Powell has a toddler daughter with her husband. However, more details concerning this will be updated once available.
Brandi Powell Education
In 2011, Brandi attended George Washington University in Washington, DC, and earned her Master of Arts degree in Anthropology. Brandi was a full-time graduate school student from 2009-2011.
Brandi earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2004 . She minored in Spanish. She was in the UNLV Honors College. Brandi studied abroad for a semester in Salamanca, Spain and a summer in Barcelona, Spain. Her first broadcasting experience was in a local jazz radio station where she was announcing the community calendars .
Brandi Powell Career
“I’m fortunate to be living in my remarkable hometown – the Twin Cities – full of people and places I love. I’m also lucky to be part of the KSTP 5 Eyewitness News team, where I have the opportunity to cover the vibrant lives and important issues of people across Minnesota.” Stated Brandi.
Powell is a weekday Morning News Anchor for the 5 Eyewitness News team since January 2014. Additionally, she is a daily contributor on Minnesota Live and a filled-in as host on At Issue and as co-host on Twin Cities Live and Minnesota Live.
Brandi launched and reported an in-depth series called Conversations About Racism and the Road to Equality in 2020. The series included Understanding Racism, The Talk, and Youth Activists & Education. Due to her Special Project/In-depth Series in 2021, her team won a Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists Page One Award.
Brandi Powell Previous experience
Powell was selected to participate in the Prince and Mary Tyler Moore REELZ specials, giving on-air perspectives as a journalist and Minnesotan. Brandi worked as a Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist at KNSD-TV (NBC 7) in San Diego between 2011-2013. While there she covered breaking news, crime, and politics. Further, she was a regular on-air contributor for Politically Speaking, the station’s weekly political show.
Between 2008-2009, Brandi worked at News 8 Austin (now Spectrum News -Time Warner Cable) as a Reporter/Video Journalist/Bell County Bureau Chief .
She excellently covered Fort Hood and its surrounding communities.
Powell started her career in broadcasting behind the scenes as Production Assistant at MSNBC, from 2005-2006. Later, appeared first time on air as a Political Reporter at KFYR-TV (NBC Affiliate) in Bismarck, North Dakota. She covered statewide elections and legislative sessions from 2006-2008. Brandi traveled to Guatemala for nearly two weeks. This is where she covered elections, agriculture and education as she followed a group of North Dakota teachers doing an intercultural exchange.
Powel Interned at The Washington Center, for the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City and also at Dateline NBC in 2004.
Brandi Powell Achivements
Brandi actively participates as a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and Twin Cities Black Journalists (TCBJ). Her community involvement is by hosting and emcees events for a variety of organizations including Urban Ventures, Urban League Twin Cities, and Depart Smart. She excitedly moderates panel discussions. Brandi volunteered weekly at Urban Ventures with its dynamic youth programs in 2019.
Brandi has received multiple team Emmy awards and individual Emmy nominations. Recently, she received an Upper Midwest Emmy nomination for Anchoring in 2020. Her Special Project/In-depth Series in 2021 earned her a Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists Page One Award. Brandi has also won two North Dakota Associated Press awards. She was selected to do a Voice-Over for part of a Shark Week episode In 2014. Brandi was selected as the Keynote Speaker for the Patricia Adams Lecture Series (PALS) at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, OH in 2017,
Powel is originally from Minnesota. She travels a lot near and far with loved ones, as she likes to experience different cultures. She’s conversational in Spanish. Brandi loves painting & doing all kinds of artwork, and watching movies. She attends live jazz & theater performances and enjoys eating delicious food. Powell is fun of hiking and spends time in her yard with her family. Brandi lives in Minneapolis. She says she hit the jackpot with her husband and their toddler daughter.
How Much Does Brandi Powell Earn?
Powell earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Brandi Powell Worth?
As an anchor, emcee, host, Reporter, and Multi-Media Journalist Powell has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
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