Brandi Cummings is an award-winning journalist who joined the WAVY-TV 10 and FOX43 news team in September 2014 as a general assignment reporter. In March 2016 she was promoted to weekend evening anchor.
Brandi has more than a decade of experience in television and has worked in newsrooms in Georgia and South Carolina as a reporter, anchor, and host. Her most recent past position as morning anchor was in Savannah, GA. Her career began in her hometown of Augusta, GA where she worked as a news producer.
Brandi has a Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Lasell College where she graduated in August 2014 with a 3.95 GPA while working full-time. Brandi has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Media Arts from Clark Atlanta University, where she graduated with honors. Her alma mater honored her as a “Clark Atlanta University Alum for a Day,” on May 22, 2013.
During the 2016-2017 school year, Brandi was an adjunct professor at the prestigious Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communication at Hampton University.
In July 2016, Brandi and several co-workers won the prestigious 2016 NABJ “Salute to Excellence Award.” Brandi was honored for her Investigative report on “Police Diversity: Not Just Black and White.”
In May 2012, Brandi was honored with a Concurrent Resolution from the South Carolina General Assembly for her service to the people in the state. She won the 2nd Place South Carolina Associated Press Broadcasters Award for “Environmental Reporting” in 2011.
Brandi’s stories have allowed her to interview several influential people including former President Barack Obama. In addition to a long list of accomplishments, features, and mentions, Brandi was featured on the Summer 2011 cover of Midlands Woman Magazine. She is a former Board Member of The First Tee of Savannah. Brandi is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
In 2010, Brandi fulfilled a life’s dream to develop a program for girls. In both Columbia, SC and Savannah, GA, she spearheaded the execution of the program she created, titled the “Loving Me Seminar” for teen girls. In August 2010, she self-published her first book of poetry, “Straight to the Heart: Life & Love.”
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