Brooke Zauner joined the FOX 5 Atlanta team as a multimedia journalist in June 2020. Her television news career began just down the road in Augusta, Georgia.
Brooke spent nearly 4 years at WRDW/WAGT-TV in Augusta starting out as a multimedia journalist. She soon became a beat reporter and weekend anchor. Shortly after, she took on the role as co-anchor of News 12 This Morning.
She has covered hurricanes, high profile court cases like the case of Reality Winner, as well as major events including the Masters and the Sugar Bowl in 2018. Brooke graduated from Concordia University Chicago in 2016 where she majored in Communications and minored in Journalism. She grew up in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and has been living in the Southeast since June 2016.
When she's not at work, she enjoys traveling, trying new foods, hanging out with her rescue pup, and exploring the city. She's excited to get to know the people that make Atlanta so great. If you have a story idea, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A north Georgia police chief is back home after battling COVID-19 in the hospital for 94 days.
As more people become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, there's a need for more help to administer it. Georgia's Department of Public Health told FOX 5, it's beginning to get more requests from medical and non-medical professionals who are willing to help.
The Atlanta Hawks paid special tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. at their home game on Monday. The team wore jerseys with MLK written on the front. The Hawks home court also featured the Hawks logo in a mosaic pattern.
Multiple law enforcement agencies surrounded Georgia's State Capitol on Sunday in preparation for possible protests.
DeKalb County health officials gave an update on Thursday about the COVID-19 vaccine and the distribution process. The event was held virtually with officials from Emory School of Medicine, Grady Health, and the CDC.
The COVID-19 pandemic has struck many law enforcement agencies across Georgia including the Henry County Sheriff's Office.
Atlanta Public Schools teachers are preparing for students to return to the classroom later this month. At a board meeting on Monday, APS leaders said they would move forward with the plan despite the rise in COVID-19 cases across the state.
As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, Emory University is working on a clinical trial for another COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is produced by Novavax. The clinical trial is enrolling patients right now.
Mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics happened all over metro Atlanta today. The vaccine distribution is beginning with frontline healthcare workers and first responders.
Several democrats are now calling to impeach President Donald Trump, including newly elected Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux and Senator-elect Raphael Warnock of Georgia.