Sheila Brummer returns to her radio roots as a Reporter/Special Projects Producer for Siouxland Public Media KWIT-KOJI.
She grew up on a farm on the borders of Crawford, Shelby and Harrison counties in west-central Iowa. Receiving a typewriter at the age of five launched a life-time love of journalism.
While attending Morningside College, Sheila worked in television production and as a disc jockey. The highlight of her collegiate career came as a foreign exchange student at Edge Hill College outside of Liverpool, England.
After college graduation, Sheila landed a job as a radio news reporter for KSCJ in Sioux City, Iowa. When budget cuts slashed hours, she turned to television. She first worked “behind the scenes” as a photographer and editor, then reporter, for KTIV-TV in Sioux City, Iowa. Her on-air career took her to Wausau, Wisconsin, Des Moines, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska. While working as a producer in Las Vegas, Nevada, KTIV-TV offered an opportunity to return “home." Her career came full circle when she took over as main anchor five years ago.
The Upper Midwest Emmy Awards, Iowa Broadcast News Association and Associated Press honored Sheila for her reporting.
Sheila thrives on giving back to her community. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Girls Inc. of Sioux City and is a member of Junior League, Perry Creek PTA, FBI Citizens Academy and Sioux City Press Club. She has volunteered for even more charities; including the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Camp High Hopes, Little Giants Foundation, MS Society, Iowa Caregivers Association and Easter Seals of Iowa.
Sheila lives in Sioux City with her husband, Ed, and their five-year-old daughter, Anna.
Sheila loves talking and telling stories, so public radio is the perfect place for her enthusiasm and talent. You can hear her afternoons from 3 to 6 p.m. and with news coverage throughout the day on Siouxland Public Media KWIT-KOJI.