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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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  • Special Report: Common Core

    Special Report: Common Core

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:14:38 GMT
    Common Core. Those two words are some of the most controversial in education across several states where the curriculum is being implemented. In both Georgia and Alabama, they're called College and Career Readiness Standards. News 3's Education Reporter Naomi Keitt took an in-depth look at the Common Core.
    Common Core. Those two words are some of the most controversial in education across several states where the curriculum is being implemented. In both Georgia and Alabama, they're called College and Career Readiness Standards. News 3's Education Reporter Naomi Keitt took an in-depth look at the Common Core.
  • Columbus police searching for armed robbery suspect

    Columbus police searching for armed robbery suspect

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:09:36 GMT
    Columbus police need your help identifying a man who they say robbed two businesses Saturday evening. They say a black man was wearing all black but no mask when he pulled a silver handgun on the cashier at Weems Food Mart on Weems road just around 7 p.m. Saturday night.
    Columbus police need your help identifying a man who they say robbed two businesses Saturday evening. They say a black man was wearing all black but no mask when he pulled a silver handgun on the cashier at Weems Food Mart on Weems road just around 7 p.m. Saturday night.
  • Community gathers to save Garrard Center in final week

    Community gathers to save Garrard Center in final week

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:47:10 GMT
    For more than 40 years, the Garrard Center has been a staple for young girls across Columbus. In a little under a week, it could close its doors for good. The community needs to raise $100,000 to keep it open another year.
    For more than 40 years, the Garrard Center has been a staple for young girls across Columbus. In a little under a week, it could close its doors for good. The community needs to raise $100,000 to keep it open another year.
  • Divers recover body of 14 year old swept away by river current

    Divers recover body of 14 year old swept away by river current

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:14:32 GMT
    The body of 14-year-old Justin Thomas, who was swept away by a current Saturday, has been pulled from the Chattahoochee River.
    The body of 14-year-old Justin Thomas, who was swept away by a current Saturday, has been pulled from the Chattahoochee River.
  • Andersonville National Historic Site brings millions to local economy

    Andersonville National Historic Site brings millions to local economy

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:03:37 GMT
    A national historic site tucked inside a southwest Georgia community is bringing big bucks to the area. A new National Park Service report shows Andersonville National Historic site is bringing millions to the area.
    A national historic site tucked inside a southwest Georgia community is bringing big bucks to the area. A new National Park Service report shows Andersonville National Historic site is bringing millions to the area.
  • Auburn councilor questions residency of his opponent

    Auburn councilor questions residency of his opponent

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:25:41 GMT
    Only a month before city elections are held in Auburn, a concerned citizen has filed a lawsuit hoping to get one candidate scratched of the ballot. The lawsuit stems from a claim by current councilor Arthur Dowdell who says his opponent Clemon Ward is not ac actual resident of the district.
    Only a month before city elections are held in Auburn, a concerned citizen has filed a lawsuit hoping to get one candidate scratched of the ballot. The lawsuit stems from a claim by current councilor Arthur Dowdell who says his opponent Clemon Ward is not ac actual resident of the district.
  • 3 new members elected to Muscogee County BOE

    3 new members elected to Muscogee County BOE

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:47:36 GMT
    After a major upset victory on the Muscogee County school board, newly elected member John Thomas is looking forward to the future by helping students across the district. In a 80-20 landslide, a political newcomer soundly defeated John Wells, who has served on the school board for 28 years.
    After a major upset victory on the Muscogee County school board, newly elected member John Thomas is looking forward to the future by helping students across the district. In a 80-20 landslide, a political newcomer soundly defeated John Wells, who has served on the school board for 28 years.
  • Thomas soundly defeats Wells for District 2 seat

    Thomas soundly defeats Wells for District 2 seat

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:19:38 GMT
    In the only runoff race in Muscogee County, challenger John Thomas has pulled off a huge victory to capture the district 2 school board seat. Thomas handily defeated incumbent John Wells who has served on the board for 28 years. Thomas captured 80% of the vote topping Wells' 20% of the vote.
    In the only runoff race in Muscogee County, challenger John Thomas has pulled off a huge victory to capture the district 2 school board seat. Thomas handily defeated incumbent John Wells who has served on the board for 28 years. Thomas captured 80% of the vote topping Wells' 20% of the vote.
  • Vendors upset after thrift mall closes its doors

    Vendors upset after thrift mall closes its doors

    Jul 20, 2014 07:15 PM2014-07-21 19:06:13 GMT
    Vendors from a local thrift mall are outraged Sunday afternoon after it seems the management picked up and left locking all their possessions inside. News 3's Naomi Keitt met with several concerned vendors outside the A and K Thrift Mall in Phenix City Sunday afternoon.
    Vendors from a local thrift mall are outraged Sunday afternoon after it seems the management picked up and left locking all their possessions inside. News 3's Naomi Keitt met with several concerned vendors outside the A and K Thrift Mall in Phenix City Sunday afternoon.
  • Caneya Webb murder trial heads to court

    Caneya Webb murder trial heads to court

    Sunday, July 20 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-07-20 23:06:47 GMT
    In Phenix City Monday, the trial is set to begin for the murder of Caneya Webb who was pregnant when she was found strangled in her apartment last June.
    In Phenix City Monday, the trial is set to begin for the murder of Caneya Webb who was pregnant when she was found strangled in her apartment last June.
  • Local HIV community mourns Malaysia crash victims

    Local HIV community mourns Malaysia crash victims

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:46:49 GMT
    The HIV community across the Chattahoochee Valley is mourning the los of more than 100 HIV researchers, doctors, and advocates that lost their lives on the Malaysian flight.
    The HIV community across the Chattahoochee Valley is mourning the los of more than 100 HIV researchers, doctors, and advocates that lost their lives on the Malaysian flight.
  • Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy opens in Phenix City

    Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy opens in Phenix City

    Saturday, July 19 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-19 23:14:56 GMT
    The rain and overcast sky didn't deter whitewater fans early Saturday morning. Along with city officials, they came out to celebrate the grand openings of the Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy. News 3's Naomi Keitt was at the ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday morning and explains how it will help boost the local economy.
    The rain and overcast sky didn't deter whitewater fans early Saturday morning. Along with city officials, they came out to celebrate the grand openings of the Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy. News 3's Naomi Keitt was at the ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday morning and explains how it will help boost the local economy.
  • Lee County Sheriff's Office: Phenix City man violently attacked child

    Lee County Sheriff's Office: Phenix City man violently attacked child

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:45:36 GMT
    A Phenix city man is facing child abuse charges stemming from a domestic incident on July 17th. The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 22 year old Zachary Ryan Tadlock of Phenix City for Torture and Willful Abuse of a Child and Domestic Violence Assault in the 3rd degree.
    A Phenix city man is facing child abuse charges stemming from a domestic incident on July 17th. The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 22 year old Zachary Ryan Tadlock of Phenix City for Torture and Willful Abuse of a Child and Domestic Violence Assault in the 3rd degree.
  • Opelika man arrested for Drug Trafficking

    Opelika man arrested for Drug Trafficking

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:20:37 GMT
    An Opelika man is behind bars Saturday charged with drug trafficking. On Friday July 18,2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 35 year old Roger Lardrell McCullough for Trafficking Marijuana, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana in the first degree and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
    An Opelika man is behind bars Saturday charged with drug trafficking. On Friday July 18,2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 35 year old Roger Lardrell McCullough for Trafficking Marijuana, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana in the first degree and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Smiths Station man arrested during drug investigation

    Smiths Station man arrested during drug investigation

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:53:34 GMT
    A Smiths Station man is behind bars Saturday for a number of drug related crimes. On July 18, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 50 year old Franklin Eugene Peacock for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Illegal Possession of Prescription Medication.
    A Smiths Station man is behind bars Saturday for a number of drug related crimes. On July 18, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 50 year old Franklin Eugene Peacock for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Illegal Possession of Prescription Medication.
  • Lee County schools talk school safety practices

    Lee County schools talk school safety practices

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:31:24 GMT
    Lee County schools are leading the way when it comes to school safety and they credit their collaboration with law enforcement officials. The Director of Student Services says they practice a hide, run, fight technique at the schools.
    Lee County schools are leading the way when it comes to school safety and they credit their collaboration with law enforcement officials. The Director of Student Services says they practice a hide, run, fight technique at the schools.
  • Jack Kingston visits Columbus, talks jobs

    Jack Kingston visits Columbus, talks jobs

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:50:35 GMT
    Congressman Jack Kingston visits Columbus.
    Congressman Jack Kingston visits Columbus.
  • Muscogee Schools improve in end of course tests

    Muscogee Schools improve in end of course tests

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-17 17:48:22 GMT
    The Muscogee County School District end of course test (EOCT) results are in, and school officials say the show significant improvements in several areas.
    The Muscogee County School District end of course test (EOCT) results are in, and school officials say the show significant improvements in several areas.
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