this is me:
I’m Cassidy Quinn Brettler, a video blogger, reporter, tweeter, sports fan, tech and social media nerd, and traffic reporter.
I’m a West-coaster, who recently moved to Portland to become KGW-TV‘s new Traffic Reporter. So I spend my workdays telling Portlandians (is that what they call themselves?) how to get through their morning commute, and trying to help them wake up each morning, trying new, fun, different things on the show.
I spend the rest of my days tweeting, instagramming, facebooking, and making YouTube videos on my own channel. Before I came to KGW, I was doing freelance reporting and social media work based in Seattle. During that time, I went to London with Virgin Atlantic, covering the NFL International Series as their #RedHotReporter, went to Las Vegas to cover the International Consumer Electronics Show for Car Toys, and made it to the top 50 (out of 3,000!) in Jauntaroo’s search for a Chief World Explorer. I also reported at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, worked on the social media team for the London 2010 Summer Olympics, and reported at Super Bowl XLVI.
I moved to the East coast to attend Emerson College (conveniently right before the Sonics left Seattle…), and graduated in May 2011 with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Acting. After graduating, I spent the next two years working as the Director of Digital Creative & Social Media at Boloco, a 22-unit restaurant chain based in New England. I traveled to the locations that produced and/or inspired Boloco’s menu items – including places as small as Farmville, IL, and as far away as Montevideo, Uruguay and Tokyo, Japan – and created videos telling the story.
I’m all over the web, so if you want to know more about me, or get in contact with me, just click here!