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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State Democrats continue to spar in Atlantic City
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State Democrats continue to spar in Atlantic City

Brenda Flanagan | Sep 20, 2018

Sweeney freely admits he’s still irked by State Democratic Party Chairman John Currie’s taking the governor’s side against the Legislature during bitter budget battles this spring.

How can New Jersey prevent youth suicides?
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How can New Jersey prevent youth suicides?

Brenda Flanagan | Sep 13, 2018

New Jersey’s overall youth suicide rate is about half the national average, but it shows a disturbing trend. While rates for older youths aged 19 to 24 declined from 2012 to 2015, the rate rose for ...

NJ health insurance rates to decrease in 2019
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NJ health insurance rates to decrease in 2019

Brenda Flanagan | Sep 7, 2018

Gov. Murphy announced that due to legislation he signed to stabilize the state's insurance market, health insurance rates will actually decrease an average of 9.3 percent next year.