Brigitte Cummings

brigittecummings Brigitte CummingsBrigitte Cummings is the news editor for the KRLD Midday News from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Brigitte has been in the journalism business for more than 20 years, starting as an intern at the Muskogee (Okla.) Phoenix newspaper. She and her husband, Tommy, who’s also a journalist, moved to Texas in early 1992.

They both worked at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for several years before deciding to try something new. They packed up and headed to sunny California to work at the San Francisco Chronicle. But after spending two years in the Bay Area, they realized they missed Texas too much and moved back, making their home in Mansfield.

For the next three years, Brigitte was the managing editor of the Star-Telegram’s sister newspaper, the Mansfield News-Mirror. But then she got a call from KRLD. She was eager to learn about the behind-the-scenes aspect of radio and became a news editor for the station. She loves her job because every day is different. You never know what breaking story is going to develop.

Brigitte’s husband, Tommy, is digital producer of How We Live/Arts and Culture at Dallas Morninin News. Together, they have a teenage son and a couple of parakeets. She also has three adult step-children and two step-grandchildren. Brigitte thrives on spending time with her family, laughing and just enjoying life.

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