Who is Brenda Ladun?
Brenda Ladun is an American award-winning Anchor/Reporter/Author/Speaker who works for ABC 33/40 where she serves as an anchor. She has been working with the station since 1996.
Brenda Ladun Date of Birth / Age
Ladun is 61 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 31, 1962, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Brenda Ladun’s Height
Ladun stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Brenda Ladun Parents and Siblings
Ladun was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. 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.
Brenda Ladun Spouse / Husband
Ladun is engaged to her beloved husband Dough Bell who serves as a sportscaster and a computer game developer. She met her husband while working at a television station in Gainesville. The lovely couple relocated to Peoria, Illinois prior to settling in Birmingham.
Brenda Ladun Kids / Children
Ladun and Doug are proud parents of three teenagers Garett Bell, Brooks Bell, and Gabby Bell. However, she manages to keep information regarding them away from the limelight. We will update this information once more details concerning them are available.
Brenda Ladun Education
Ladun attended a school that had a closed-circuit television station which played a pivotal role in helping her develop her career in journalism. She later went to the University of South Florida in Tampa and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications,
Brenda Ladun’s Career
Ladun serves as an anchor for the 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Newscasts on ABC 33/40. Prior to joining the network, she was tenured at WBRC where she served both as an anchor and reporter. Having tenured for more than three decades, she is the five-time winner of the Alabama Associated Press Awards. This was accorded to her for being the Best Specialized reporter and Best Investigative Reporter.
Recently, she was honored as the best anchor for the Associated Press Award and also for her cancer special Edward R. Murrow Award. Additionally, she was also accorded various community awards for her underprivileged work. Aside from being an anchor, she is also an author and a speaker. She also tenures at several organizations including The American Cancer Society, the Grace House Christian Home for Girls, and other several community organizations.
How Much Does Brenda Ladun Earn?
Ladun approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Brenda Ladun Worth?
As an anchor, Ladun has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
Brenda Ladun Breast Cancer
Ladun was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2001. She went for a check-up after she felt a lump in her chest. Her reports resulted in stage two breast cancer which at the time got her scared. The news anchor had to undergo surgery to remove the tumor, followed by months of chemotherapy. Coming out of her battle with cancer, she recalls her journey as a moment of spiritual learning that she wouldn’t trade worldwide for anything. Ladun also holds several events to raise money for cancer prevention, education, and research. Having successfully completed chemotherapy, she vowed to ensure the public has access to cancer information.
Brenda Ladun Books
Aside from being an anchor, she also has authored three books that relate to her journey with cancer to spread awareness and information about the disease to the public. The books include;
- Behind the Scenes of Breast Cancer: A News Anchor Tells Her Story of Body and Soul Recovery
- Encouraged: An Inspiring Journey with Real-Life Stories of Hope
- Getting Better, Not Bitter: A Spiritual Prescription for Breast Cancer
Brenda Ladun Divorce
Despite all rumors, Ladun is not divorced from his lovely partner Doug Bell instead the duo is still happily married and currently resides in Birmingham.
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Brenda Ladun ABC 33/40
Ladun works at ABC 33/40 where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- James Spann
- Pam Huff
- Stephen Quinn
- Muriel Bailey
- Sarah Snyder
- Stoney Sharp
- Kiera Hood
- Taylor Sarallo
- Megan Scarano
- Evan Chickvara
- Erin Wise
- Valerie Bell
- Johnny Congdon
- Katherine Page