Brittany Cofer is a business reporter who has been with the Chattanooga Times Free Press since January 2010. She previously worked as a general assignment Metro reporter.
In the Business department, she covers banking, retail, tourism, consumer issues and green issues.
Brittany is from Conyers, Ga., and spent two years at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga., before transferring to the University of Georgia. She graduated from the university’s Grady College of Journalism in December 2009 with a degree in publication management, a hybrid degree that encompasses both business and journalism, and a minor in sociology.
She worked at UGA’s independent student newspaper, The Red & Black, for one-and-a-half years, where she held positions of news editor, managing editor and staff writer covering crime and the university’s administration.
In her off time, Brittany enjoys running, rock climbing, making jewelry and reading.
Contact Brittany at 423-757-6476 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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