Marisa Brahney

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Bloomingdale’s “In Her Shoes” #Momboss Panel

Marisa Brahney is an Emmy-award winning television host who spent 15 years in the world of TV news. For the past 6 years, Marisa covered her home state of NJ, working as an anchor and reporter for News 12 New Jersey. In addition to winning an Emmy for an in-depth, documentary-style show on the start of the state’s heroin epidemic, she covered major stories like the deadly Hoboken train crash and Pope Francis’ visit to New York.  

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NJMOM in Business: Marisa Brahney, News 12

Marisa’s striking ability to uncover the most compelling stories is what viewers experience every morning as they seek out the top headlines; from Pope Francis’ visit to New York City and beachfront coverage of Superstorm Sandy to a documentary-style piece on New Jersey’s heroin epidemic, Marisa has been with us every step of the way…


Emmy Award Winner Marisa Brahney on Life as a Working Mom

#MindrMama Marisa Brahney is an Emmy Award-winning television news anchor for News 12 New Jersey. She is a wife to her husband Tony, and a mom to 3 children – 2 boys, Kennedy (2) and Ashton (1) as well as a daughter, Charlotte, who she lost unexpectedly at birth. She lives with her family in New Jersey, where she grew up, and has now settled after working at TV stations around the country throughout her career. We caught up with Marisa to talk about love, loss, and her dazzling career in front of (and sometimes behind!) the camera.

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Get to Know News 12 Anchor Marisa Brahney

If you watch News 12 New Jersey, you’ve probably seen Marisa Brahney, a Scotch Plains mom, in action—at the anchor desk, on a Food & Fun shoot or talking to moms throughout the state for her weekly Mom’s Minute segment…