Deidra Brisco

Deidra Brisco is the Weekend Evening News Reporter for 12 News. 

She is a proud native of Brooklyn, New York. In February 2019, Deidra Joined the WJTV 12 news team as a Bureau Reporter/Evening News Anchor.   Deidra’s original passion was Psychology but it was a college guidance counselor who saw she had a knack for Journalism.

Deidra graduated from Brooklyn College with her Bachelors of Science in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing. After graduation, Deidra has worked behind the scenes for prominent programming like PBS-Metro Focus, CNN International, and ESPN.

After Interning in Atlanta, Deidra moved to Hattiesburg, MS to become a Bureau Reporter at WHLT 22. Now Reporting from Hattiesburg, Deidra is happy to bring national news local. She loves asking questions viewers want to know.

Deidra has always had a passion for people and working with the community.

In her spare time Deidra hopes to use her passion for people to help others grow. If shes not somewhere helping others, she enjoys exploring new places.

You can always find her in high spirits and full of laughter.

Send her your story ideas at dbrisco@whlt.com and follow her on Facebook & Twitter!

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