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.
The latest from Brooke Zauner
Multiple animals found in room related to Clayton County motel incident Thursday
A SWAT team responded to a motel in Clayton County early Thursday morning in response to a possible gunman barricaded inside a room at the motel.
1 dead, 1 injured after shooting at DeKalb County apartment complex
Police believe two shooting victims found about five minutes apart in DeKalb County are connected to the same incident.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Pen Paws program connects patients with their service dogs
For the past 13 years, Reggie and his fellow pups have made fast friends and provided comfort to hundreds of little patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Now patients can stay connected to their favorite dog through a Pen Paws program.
Douglas County marching band prepare for big Thanksgiving performance
The Mighty Marching Jaguars have gained a reputation in Douglas County for their high energy performances and great sound. Now their next stop is performing at the 2022 Chicago Thanksgiving Parade.
Atlanta 6-year-old and his mom write books to help tackle challenging topics
Trips to the park during the COVID pandemic helped inspire 6-year-old Kase Williams and his mom write the book 'Rock in the Pocket,' which is aimed at teaching life lessons through stories.
Georgia expands scholarship program to more students with special needs
Georgia's Special Needs Scholarship allows parents to use money from the state to attend a private school that may be better for their child's needs. One Georgia mom says it's proving to be a lifeline for her and her son.
Video shows Suwanee officer save man suffering medical emergency
Body cam video captured the life-saving actions of a Suwanee officer after a seizure caused a man to collapse.
East Point mom's foundation helps families with free baby necessities
East Point's The Tender Foundation helps young families with everything from diapers to emergency financial assistance with no strings attached.
Man in custody after mother shot in back near downtown Atlanta
A man is behind bars and a mother shot in the back after a road rage incident near downtown Atlanta.
Metro Atlanta restaurants close as COVID-19 cases among staff surge
The closures came during the busiest season for Atlanta area restaurants.