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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09/07/2015

Man Burned After Wheelchair Gets Stuck

A man from East Texas is in critical condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas after his motorized wheelchair became stuck in some sand, on top of a trash pile that he was burning.

01/17/2014

Viral Video: Deaf NFL Player Didn’t Quit

Seahawks player Derrick Coleman has been deaf since he was a child, but that did not stop him from playing football. Check out his story in a Duracell commercial.

01/15/2014

Viral Video: Best Vine Videos Of 2013

The social media website Vine exploded in popularity in 2013. The service lets users share short video clips online. Here is a look at some of the best clips posted to Vine in 2013.

01/01/2014

Viral Video: Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

The universe is filled with some pretty crazy facts, if you take the time to think about how it works. Check out these facts that are guaranteed to blow your mind.

12/12/2013

Viral Video: High School Football Prank

The entire football team at a high school in Arizona pulled a prank on their sophomore quarterback. He calls a play, and what happens next is priceless. Check it out!

09/02/2013

Viral Video: Australian Teen’s “X Factor” Audition

Jai Waetford impressed viewers and judges on “The X Factor: Australia.” Check out the 14-year-old boy’s audition, which even includes an original song.

08/26/2013

SMU Political Analyst Says Davis Should Stay Put

State Sen. Wendy Davis has been encouraged by Democrats to run for the Texas Governor’s office in 2014. But SMU political scientist Cal Jillson thinks it would be a bad move.

08/23/2013

Viral Video: iPhones Are Like Girlfriends

Getting a new iPhone can be a lot like getting a new girlfriend. Don’t believe it? Check out this viral video that details the striking similarities between both relationships.

07/24/2013

Viral Video: Parkour POV

A parkour athlete attached a camera to his head, so that you can see what he sees as he runs along rooftops, leaps off of tall buildings and jumps over walls.

07/04/2013

Viral Video: James Gandolfini On “Sesame Street”

As the world mourns the loss of actor James Gandolfini, check out this video of his appearance on “Sesame Street,” where he talks to Zoe about being scared.

06/21/2013

Perot Museum Opens Interactive Recycling Exhibit

The Perot Museum has opened an environmentally friendly summer exhibit designed to let visitors — not museum employees — create the exhibit.

06/17/2013

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