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Member Spotlight: Christina Brown

Christina Brown is an independent multimedia journalist based in New York City. Her work has garnered many accolades, including an Emmy Award. She was host of Early Today on NBC News and First Look on MSNBC and has contributed to NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

A veteran of the US Air Force, Brown has contributed opinion articles on veteran issues to the Huffington Post. Brown states that in many ways, she "turned in her M-16 for a microphone." She began her career as a military broadcaster reporting for the American Forces Network at the Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. She then returned to the United States, joining the Air Force Television News as an anchor and reporter at the Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. After leaving service, she joined KTSM in El Paso, where she spent two years as an anchor and reporter. Brown continued to work in El Paso and Las Vegas until joining NBC News and MSNBC as an anchor and correspondent in 2007.  

Brown later served as President of Broadcast for the Las Vegas Association of Black Jouranlists. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and serves on New York Women in Film & Television's Board of Directors. She now focuses on producing original content.


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