Emmy Award-winning anchor Bridgett Ellison joined the News 6 team in September 2010 and can be seen weekdays on The Morning News from 5 to 7 a.m. and News 6 News at Noon.
Her passion for getting to the bottom of an issue and helping others makes her a valuable journalist, giving viewers her very best each and every day.
Prior to her arrival in the Sunshine State, Bridgett worked as a main anchor/reporter for the NBC station in Augusta, Ga. Before moving to main anchor, Bridgett also served as morning anchor in Augusta. Her unstoppable efforts got her noticed fast! During her five years in Georgia, she was honored by the Georgia Associated Press with awards for "Best Documentary" and "Best Anchor/Reporter."
The South Carolina native, started her career at the ABC station in New Bern, N.C., and also worked for the CBS station in Columbia, S.C. A golf enthusiast, Bridgett also covered many Masters Tournaments and will forever cherish the day she played a round at the world famous Augusta National.
Outside work, Bridgett enjoys being a new mom. She gave birth to her daughter, Elise, in 2016. She also enjoys serving on the praise team at her church, Cornerstone Way, where her husband, Cyrus, is the lead pastor.
She's always hunting down the best bargains at stores and seeking out tasty, "little gems" of restaurants! Bridgett takes full advantage of the Florida sun, by playing golf and dabbling in photography. As an alumna of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bridgett loves her Tar Heels! Bridgett wants to hear from you! If you have a story idea, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow Bridgett on Facebook and Twitter.
Favorite Food: NY-style pizza
Favorite Music Genre: Contemporary Gospel & Jazz
Favorite Music Group: Mary Mary
Favorite Book: Bible
Favorite Team: Carolina Tar Heels
Favorite Movie: Gone With The Wind
Favorite TV Show: HGTV shows
Favorite Quote: "Bloom where you're planted"
Place You Would Like To Visit: Africa