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Naomi Keitt, pronounced "Kit," joins the WRBL news team as a Digital Journalist focusing on education. She is a Broadcast Journalism graduate of the University of Georgia class of 2013. Go Dawgs!

While in college, Naomi immersed herself on campus as a reporter, anchor and producer for Grady NewSource, the school's student run news program. She also supported the University and its students as a Resident Assistant and as publicist for UGA's housing channel. Over the summers, Naomi interned at WSB-TV Channel 2 in Atlanta and 95.5 FM/AM 750 WSB Radio Station.

She was born in Chicago and grew up in Coral Springs, Florida and Kennesaw, Georgia. In her free time she loves reading, hanging out with friends, shopping, volunteering with children, and getting to know new people. Naomi is passionate about life and is thrilled to be in the Columbus area!

She is very interested in telling the stories that matter most to you, please feel free to contact Naomi at nkeitt@wrbl.com.

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  • Hundreds pray for peace at Stop the Violence Memorial

    Hundreds pray for peace at Stop the Violence Memorial

    Columbus leaders are calling the community to end the violence in the area. There have been 18 murder in Columbus this year.
    Columbus leaders are calling the community to end the violence in the area. There have been 18 murder in Columbus this year.
  • 2 pedestrians killed after car accident

    2 pedestrians killed after car accident

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:24:53 GMT
    2 Opelikapedestrians are dead after a fatal car accident Friday. Around 9:30 Friday night, law enforcement personnel received a call about a car hitting 2 pedestrians on Columbus Parkway. When officials arrived, they found 2 people that had been struck by a car. 42 year old Angela Brooks of Opelika and 51 year old Ronald Edwards were found with life threatening injuries. Brooks was airlifted from the scene by Lifesaver helicopter to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, Ga. She died from multip...
    2 Opelikapedestrians are dead after a fatal car accident Friday. Around 9:30 Friday night, law enforcement personnel received a call about a car hitting 2 pedestrians on Columbus Parkway. When officials arrived, they found 2 people that had been struck by a car. 42 year old Angela Brooks of Opelika and 51 year old Ronald Edwards were found with life threatening injuries. Brooks was airlifted from the scene by Lifesaver helicopter to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, Ga. She died from multip...
  • Update: MCSD Tribunal upholds teacher layoff

    Update: MCSD Tribunal upholds teacher layoff

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:53:22 GMT
    A laid off Muscogee County school teacher is trying to get her job back during a tribunal hearing. LaQuita Buckner was let go on July 11th after serving the school district for 18 years.
    A laid off Muscogee County school teacher is trying to get her job back during a tribunal hearing. LaQuita Buckner was let go on July 11th after serving the school district for 18 years.
  • City manager responds to Auburn election controversy

    City manager responds to Auburn election controversy

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:47:22 GMT
    The people have spoken and elected a new city councilman for Ward 1 in Auburn but the losing incumbent says there is some foul play involved. It started with residency claims and has grown to voter fraud as ousted Ward 1 councilor Arthur Dowdell tries to reclaim his seat.
    The people have spoken and elected a new city councilman for Ward 1 in Auburn but the losing incumbent says there is some foul play involved. It started with residency claims and has grown to voter fraud as ousted Ward 1 councilor Arthur Dowdell tries to reclaim his seat.
  • Tunnel approved under rail tracks on Buena Vista Road

    Tunnel approved under rail tracks on Buena Vista Road

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:23:37 GMT
    Driving down Buena Vista Road can be a headache, but not for much longer. As News 3's Naomi Keitt explains, city council approved a plan to tunnel underneath the railroad tracks at the busy "spider-web" intersection.
    Driving down Buena Vista Road can be a headache, but not for much longer. As News 3's Naomi Keitt explains, city council approved a plan to tunnel underneath the railroad tracks at the busy "spider-web" intersection.
  • Lanett Police search for armed robbery suspect

    Lanett Police search for armed robbery suspect

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:08:30 GMT
    The Lanett Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a white female suspect connected to an armed robbery.
    The Lanett Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a white female suspect connected to an armed robbery.
  • Deadly Columbus club shooting leaves one dead

    Deadly Columbus club shooting leaves one dead

    Aug 24, 2014 02:30 PM2014-08-25 15:05:08 GMT
    A 47 year old man is dead after a fatal shooting at a Columbus club according to Columbus police.
    A 47 year old man is dead after a fatal shooting at a Columbus club according to Columbus police.
  • Loved ones remember mother, son at candlelight memorial

    Loved ones remember mother, son at candlelight memorial

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:19 AM EDT2014-08-25 08:19:47 GMT
    Family and friends spent Sunday night honoring the lives of a Columbus mother and her infant son who were killed in a house fire just a few days ago."I know Mandy's with God up in heaven," said Mandy Mitchell's second cousin.
    Family and friends spent Sunday night honoring the lives of a Columbus mother and her infant son who were killed in a house fire just a few days ago."I know Mandy's with God up in heaven," said Mandy Mitchell's second cousin.
  • Columbus man shot in legs on Garden Drive

    Columbus man shot in legs on Garden Drive

    Sunday, August 24 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-08-24 18:26:10 GMT
    A 27 year old Columbus man was shot in the legs on Garden Drive early Sunday morning according to a Columbus police report.
    A 27 year old Columbus man was shot in the legs on Garden Drive early Sunday morning according to a Columbus police report.
  • Motorcyclist dies in accident on Victory Drive

    Motorcyclist dies in accident on Victory Drive

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-08-24 00:11:31 GMT
    Columbus police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that claimed the life of a 23 year old man Friday.
    Columbus police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that claimed the life of a 23 year old man Friday.
  • Murder victim's mother raises money for anti-violence program

    Murder victim's mother raises money for anti-violence program

    Saturday, August 23 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-08-23 23:09:40 GMT
    The mother of Columbus' 15th murder victim is speaking out hoping to raise funds to begin an anti-violence program in the community. Christopher Jones was just 16 years old when he was shot in the head and killed just a few days ago on Winston Road.
    The mother of Columbus' 15th murder victim is speaking out hoping to raise funds to begin an anti-violence program in the community. Christopher Jones was just 16 years old when he was shot in the head and killed just a few days ago on Winston Road.
  • Preparation underway for 34th annual Midnight Express Race

    Preparation underway for 34th annual Midnight Express Race

    Saturday, August 23 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:07:06 GMT
    Country's Barbeque is hosting their 34th annual Midnight Express Run Saturday night. Preparations were underway Saturday afternoon as organizers got ready for the thousands of people who will take part in the 5k race this year.
    Country's Barbeque is hosting their 34th annual Midnight Express Run Saturday night. Preparations were underway Saturday afternoon as organizers got ready for the thousands of people who will take part in the 5k race this year.
  • CSU students give back during annual Day of Service

    CSU students give back during annual Day of Service

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:36:16 GMT
    Hundreds of Columbus State students spent Saturday morning giving back to their community during the annual Day of Service.
    Hundreds of Columbus State students spent Saturday morning giving back to their community during the annual Day of Service.
  • Ice bucket challenge raises awareness for terminal disease

    Ice bucket challenge raises awareness for terminal disease

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:34:55 GMT
    It's hard to ignore the ice bucket challenge videos as they have completely taken over social media. But what is ALS and are these challenges helping? News Three's Naomi Keitt looked into these questions and spoke to a Columbus man whose brother passed away from the disease.
    It's hard to ignore the ice bucket challenge videos as they have completely taken over social media. But what is ALS and are these challenges helping? News Three's Naomi Keitt looked into these questions and spoke to a Columbus man whose brother passed away from the disease.
  • Muscogee County gets new Deputy Coroner

    Muscogee County gets new Deputy Coroner

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:12:18 GMT
    Death can come at any time. It's why Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says the new addition to the department will ease the workload. So far this year, his office has handled 410 death investigations.
    Death can come at any time. It's why Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says the new addition to the department will ease the workload. So far this year, his office has handled 410 death investigations.
  • "Peaceful Rage" rally sheds light on gun violence

    "Peaceful Rage" rally sheds light on gun violence

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-08-17 21:35:58 GMT

    Ferguson may be more than 600 miles away, but distance didn't stop a group of Columbus natives from hosting a peaceful rally to shed light on gun violence in Columbus and across the country. It was a sea of red Sunday afternoon, as dozens of people came to Carver Park to join in on the "Peaceful Rage" rally.

    Ferguson may be more than 600 miles away, but distance didn't stop a group of Columbus natives from hosting a peaceful rally to shed light on gun violence in Columbus and across the country. It was a sea of red Sunday afternoon, as dozens of people came to Carver Park to join in on the "Peaceful Rage" rally.

     

  • Blind motorcyclist competes in Bonneville race

    Blind motorcyclist competes in Bonneville race

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:05:48 GMT
    He wasn't born blind, but after a drag racing accident left him completely sightless, he didn't let his condition stop him. Dan Parker has been racing all his life.
    He wasn't born blind, but after a drag racing accident left him completely sightless, he didn't let his condition stop him. Dan Parker has been racing all his life.
  • Hundreds honor Dorothy Height's memory at school dedication

    Hundreds honor Dorothy Height's memory at school dedication

    Sunday, August 17 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-08-17 17:53:18 GMT
    The first public school in the country to be named after activist Dorothy Height was dedicated in Columbus Saturday. Hundreds came to the ceremony to honor her legacy. "A legend. An icon. A humanitarian," Lois Keith.
    The first public school in the country to be named after activist Dorothy Height was dedicated in Columbus Saturday. Hundreds came to the ceremony to honor her legacy. "A legend. An icon. A humanitarian," Lois Keith.
  • Columbus police search for teen wanted for several crimes

    Columbus police search for teen wanted for several crimes

    Saturday, August 16 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-16 22:14:03 GMT
    Columbus police are looking for a 17 year old man wanted for several crimes. John Murray is described as being 5' tall, 165 lbs., black hair and brown eyes.
    Columbus police are looking for a 17 year old man wanted for several crimes. John Murray is described as being 5' tall, 165 lbs., black hair and brown eyes.
  • Inmate found dead in Lee County Detention Facility

    Inmate found dead in Lee County Detention Facility

    Saturday, August 16 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-08-16 19:49:28 GMT
    An inmate was found unresponsive and later died in the Lee County Detention Facility, officials confirm. Around 10:50 pm on Friday August 15, 2014, emergency medical service personnel responded to the detention center to provide assistance to an unresponsive inmate.
    An inmate was found unresponsive and later died in the Lee County Detention Facility, officials confirm. Around 10:50 pm on Friday August 15, 2014, emergency medical service personnel responded to the detention center to provide assistance to an unresponsive inmate.

  • Georgia Officials urge former students to "Go back. Move ahead."

    Georgia Officials urge former students to "Go back. Move ahead."

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:20:08 GMT
    As college students prepare to go back to school, Colleges across Georgia are encouraging students who started on their degree but didn't finish to go back as well. Columbus State is one of those schools offering a new program to make it easier for returning students.
    As college students prepare to go back to school, Colleges across Georgia are encouraging students who started on their degree but didn't finish to go back as well. Columbus State is one of those schools offering a new program to make it easier for returning students.
  • Home videos helping law enforcement fight crime

    Home videos helping law enforcement fight crime

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:35:58 GMT
    Almost every singe day local citizens are posting about crimes in our area on social media sites and recently more and more are posting home surveillance video and pictures of criminals in the act. But is it actually helping law enforcement? News 3's Naomi Keitt talked to local law enforcement personnel to find out.
    Almost every singe day local citizens are posting about crimes in our area on social media sites and recently more and more are posting home surveillance video and pictures of criminals in the act. But is it actually helping law enforcement? News 3's Naomi Keitt talked to local law enforcement personnel to find out.
  • Missing Russell County teen found dead in Seale

    Missing Russell County teen found dead in Seale

    Sunday, August 10 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-08-10 20:16:34 GMT
    Missing Russell County teenager Keonte Chavis was found dead in Seale Saturday, county Sheriff Heath Taylor told WRBL News 3 Sunday.

    Missing Russell County teenager Keonte Chavis was found dead in Seale Saturday, county Sheriff Heath Taylor told WRBL News 3 Sunday.

  • Red Cross holds disaster shelter drill

    Red Cross holds disaster shelter drill

    Saturday, August 9 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-08-09 22:42:39 GMT
    Dozens of people from around the valley will be better prepared to help out in the event of a natural disaster after a Red Cross training seminar Saturday afternoon.
    Dozens of people from around the valley will be better prepared to help out in the event of a natural disaster after a Red Cross training seminar Saturday afternoon.
  • Hundreds attend inaugural Back to School Bash

    Hundreds attend inaugural Back to School Bash

    Saturday, August 9 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-08-09 22:22:54 GMT
    Hundreds of people from across the Chattahoochee Valley lined up early Saturday morning for News 3's inaugural Back to School Bash at BMW of Columbus. It was a day filled with fun and free events for children and their parents.
    Hundreds of people from across the Chattahoochee Valley lined up early Saturday morning for News 3's inaugural Back to School Bash at BMW of Columbus. It was a day filled with fun and free events for children and their parents.
  • Columbus police: Gleason Avenue shooting kills one

    Columbus police: Gleason Avenue shooting kills one

    Friday, August 8 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-08 22:20:27 GMT
    One is dead after a shooting on Gleason Avenue in Columbus early Friday Morning.One is dead after a shooting on Gleason Avenue in Columbus early Friday Morning.
    One dead after an early morning shooting on Gleason Avenue in Columbus, police said.
    One dead after an early morning shooting on Gleason Avenue in Columbus, police said.
  • Muscogee students head back to school

    Muscogee students head back to school

    Thursday, August 7 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-08-07 15:13:05 GMT
    After a months' long summer break, Muscogee County students started their new school year Thursday morning. News 3's Naomi Keitt was at Dorothy Heights Elementary School as teachers and school administrators welcomed student to the brand new campus.
    After a months' long summer break, Muscogee County students started their new school year Thursday morning. News 3's Naomi Keitt was at Dorothy Heights Elementary School as teachers and school administrators welcomed student to the brand new campus.
  • Chattahoochee Valley celebrates National Night Out

    Chattahoochee Valley celebrates National Night Out

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:56:15 GMT
    Law enforcement agencies across the country spent Tuesday night visiting local communities to heighten awareness of crime and meet members of the community.
    Law enforcement agencies across the country spent Tuesday night visiting local communities to heighten awareness of crime and meet members of the community.
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