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Blake Brown

Blake Brown joined WKRG in August 2010 as an Associate Producer before joining the news team as a Digital Journalist shortly after. He is no stranger to the Gulf Coast having grown up on the Eastern Shore in Spanish Fort. He entered the media industry while still in high school by accepting a position with a local newspaper in Baldwin County. After a year of reporting, Blake was offered a position in radio with WYCT-FM in the Florida Panhandle. For three years Blake worked at the Pensacola station as the Assistant Promotions Director, Radio Personality and Traffic Reporter. In 2008 Blake switched markets and accepted an on-air position with the legendary WABB-FM in Mobile. Realizing that his real passion was journalism, Blake exited radio in 2010 and became a freelance videojournalist for south Mobile County during the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill that devastated the Gulf Coast. His reports were featured on tourism websites across the southeast. Blake attended the University of South Alabama where he holds his B.A. in Communication with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism. When not working you'll most likely find Blake on the beach or enjoying a local seafood restaurant. He is excited to continue his work on the Gulf Coast with WKRG. If you have any story ideas for Blake email him!

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  • Video Captures Deputy Saving Dog

    Video Captures Deputy Saving Dog

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:25:16 GMT
    Video shows a dog being rescued by a deputy Friday morning in a creek near Theodore. The deputy used a rope to pull the dog to safety.
    Video shows a dog being rescued by a deputy Friday morning in a creek near Theodore. The deputy used a rope to pull the dog to safety.
  • Surveillance Camera Captures Police Chase

    Surveillance Camera Captures Police Chase

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:46:59 GMT
    News 5 has surveillance video of Wednesday's police chase in Baldwin County. Witnesses say they're frustrated with police. News 5's Blake Brown explains.
    News 5 has surveillance video of Wednesday's police chase in Baldwin County. Witnesses say they're frustrated with police. News 5's Blake Brown explains.
  • Marijuana Shipped By Mail To Mobile

    Marijuana Shipped By Mail To Mobile

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:06:32 GMT
    Agencies are on the lookout for suspicious packages being shipped from across the country to Mobile. News 5's Blake Brown explains.
    Agencies are on the lookout for suspicious packages being shipped from across the country to Mobile. News 5's Blake Brown explains.
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