Brittany Bade excels as both a reporter and an anchor, making her an awe-inspiring news professional. It has been a joy for Albuquerque residents to watch her nightly news reports over the years. However, the anchor has now announced her departure from News 13. Brittany Bade is leaving KRQE for the next adventure of her life. Since the announcement, News 13 viewers have had many questions, and they especially want to know if they will see her on television again. Here’s what the anchor has to say about her departure from KRQE News 13.
Brittany Bade to Exit KRQE
A native of Phoenix, Brittany Bade earned a BA in Mass Communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in 2015. Before that, she interned with FOX 5 in San Diego, Know99 Television, NBC4, Los Angeles, and The Arizona Republic, a leading newspaper.
Bade has also anchored the award-winning student production Cronkite NewsWatch, the news division of Arizona PBS’ Cronkite News. Moreover, she has worked for their Washington D.C. bureau for a year.
In 2015, Bade got her first job at WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee. In her two years there, she reported on a mass shooting that killed five military soldiers, a hazardous train derailment that forced the evacuation of 5,000 people, and the terrible wildfires in Gatlinburg.
In 2017, Bade moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and joined KRQE News 13 as an anchor and reporter. She is the evening anchor on KRQE’s sister station, FOX New Mexico. Now, after six years, the anchor has announced the bittersweet news of her departure.
Brittany Bade is leaving KRQE to spend more time with her family, especially her son, born in April 2022. Her last day at the station will be February 2, 2023.
The anchor has yet to reveal her next career move and whether or not she plans to continue working in the media industry. However, Bade hinted that she will provide more information in the coming days.