Brett Shipp is an anchor and reporter with Spectrum News 1, Dallas. Brett is a highly decorated television reporter and has covered some of the most notable news events of the past 40 years in the United States, including being the first Texas reporter to arrive in New York City following 9/11.
A graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, he began his career as an investigative reporter in Texas for KTRE-TV, KVII-TV, KOTV-TV, KDFW-TV, and WFAA-TV.
In 1999, Brett had the privilege of covering the Stars Stanley Cup win in Buffalo — one of his favorite experiences in his career. He has been honored to cover stories on The Oklahoma City bombing, the World Trade Center Bombing, and the Branch Davidian Raid in Waco, TX.
He is the recipient of three Peabody Awards, multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards, and regional Emmys. Brett is the only local affiliate news reporter ever to receive the Columbia University DuPont Gold Baton.
Brett was honored to take on the role of anchor for the first time in his career in 2020 at Spectrum News 1 in Dallas. After 35 years as a television news reporter, he is proud to participate in impactful story telling with Spectrum News 1. Brett has not only been able to deliver the news, but also produces news reports and long-form documentaries.
Outside of work, Brett is a huge sports fan, cheering on the Rangers in their first World Series win after 51 years of futility.
You can find Brett on YouTube @BrettShippMedia or on X (formerly Twitter) @Brett_Shipp.