Brenda Flanagan
Brenda Flanagan
Senior Correspondent

A New Jersey transplant circa 1979, (from New Orleans, via Maine) Brenda Flanagan has won four Emmys for work including an undercover investigative series on racial profiling, consumer safety stories and team coverage for “Miracle on the Hudson: Flight 1549,” among many other awards. She began her career in TV journalism at New Jersey Network, and moved to WWOR-TV, where she established the station’s Trenton Bureau and anchored public affairs programs. Flanagan covered the New Jersey legislature and governor’s office (five governors) and national political conventions, and has reported on mainstream New Jersey issues.

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Directed by ROIC, FEMA hospital in NJ takes shape
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Directed by ROIC, FEMA hospital in NJ takes shape

Brenda Flanagan | Mar 30, 2020

The ROIC -- NJ's emergency command center -- is coordinating a new FEMA pop-up field hospital. It's moving 250 patients there -- while distributing critically-needed supplies like masks and ...

Murphy front and center at latest COVID-19 update
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Murphy front and center at latest COVID-19 update

Brenda Flanagan | Mar 13, 2020

For the first time since undergoing kidney surgery to remove a tumor, Gov. Phil Murphy presided over the state’s daily briefing on COVID-19, where he reported that the number of presumptive positive ...

How COVID-19 response is changing daily life
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How COVID-19 response is changing daily life

Brenda Flanagan | Mar 12, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 infections continues its stubborn ascent, government officials and other leaders in New Jersey and beyond announced steps aimed at controlling the spread of the virus that ...