Brenda Ladun anchors the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. news on ABC 33/40. Brenda graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa in mass communications, then worked for several television stations before coming to Birmingham. She's worked in Birmingham television for three decades and she's a five-time winner of the Alabama Associated Press Awards for Best Investigative Reporter and Best Specialized Reporter. Most recently, Brenda won the Associated Press Award for best anchor and an Edward R. Murrow Award for a cancer special. Brenda has also won several community awards for her work with the underprivileged. She is an author and a speaker and works with the Grace House Christian Home for Girls, The American Cancer Society, as well as other community organizations. In February of 2001 and in 2007, Brenda had the fights of her life. She was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent surgery. She has successfully completed chemotherapy. She has made it a priority to make sure the public has access to cancer information.
Kenya B... dreamer, believer and entrepreneur. Those are all characteristics of what drives this crazy colorful designer. Kenya B, like most people, had no clue what career path she wanted to take. One thing that stayed clear was her love for fashion. After working in corporate America for more than 10 years, she decided it was time to pursue her dreams. Kenya enrolled in the University of Alabama’s Apparel Design program where she graduated magna cum laude in 2016. Her love for fashion has gained her notable recognition as she was the Emerging Designer winner of the 2017 Magic City Fashion Week. To add to her fashion resume, Kenya B. has participated in numerous fashion shows throughout the South and a showcase during New York Fashion Week in New York City. Kenya B. has been deemed a Southern luxury designer with her bold prom and bridal gowns. Each year Kenya accepts more than 20 girls to design prom gowns for in which she calls her KENYA DOLLS. During the process she mentors them on life after high school and living a purposeful life. Her philosophy is "IT’S MORE THAN A GOWN." Another value-added service Kenya offers is her VIP style experience. She travels to her clients to offer style assistance the day of their events. Kenya is constantly giving back to the community. To date she teaches sewing and fashion to young students that are passionate about fashion at various locations in Birmingham. Kenya B. has turned her dreams into reality.