Brittany Young

Program Director & Content Manager

Brittany Young is APR's Program Director and Content Manager. Brittany began her public radio journey in the spring of 2015 as a news intern for APR while in graduate school at The University of Alabama.

While at UA, Brittany also served as a graduate research and teaching assistant in the Telecommunication and Film department. Before making her way to APR, she served as news intern for WBMA-TV in her hometown of Birmingham, Ala.

During her tenure as an undergraduate student at Mississippi State University, she was a member of the women's basketball team, sports writer for the Reflector News and sports director for WMSV FM radio.

When she's not working to keep things together at the station, Brittany is spending time with loved ones, watching sports and blogging about them, reading and creative writing, serving in her community and traveling.

She has her M.A. in Communication and Information Sciences and her B.A. in Journalism Communication.

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