Bridget Fargen

Anchor/Video Journalist

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Bridget Fargen anchors the evening newscasts during the week.

Bridget Fargen anchors the evening newscasts during the week.

Bridget joined the 1011 News Team in November 2010 as a Video Journalist. She quickly took over as the Weekend Morning Anchor, moved to Weekend Evening co-anchor, and later as the Weekday Evening Anchor.

Whether she's behind the anchor desk, reporting or emceeing events and volunteering in the community, she enjoys getting out and telling the stories that matter most to you!

Before arriving in Nebraska, Bridget worked as the Weekend Anchor and Reporter at WJFW in Rhinelander, Wisconsin where she covered President Obama's Town Hall meeting in Racine, WI and Brett Favre's first game against the Packers at the Metrodome in Minneapolis.

Bridget graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2008 with a degree in broadcast journalism. She grew up in Madison, WI and is loves the Badgers and Brewers. Although now that she calls Lincoln home, she adopted the Huskers as her "other" red and white team! She enjoys spending time in the Haymarket and Railyard with Husker fans on gameday. "Lincoln really is a special place," she says.

Bridget is married to former 10/11 Meteorologist Tony DeGrand. She can thank TV for meeting her fiance, he was a meteorologist at their last station in Rhinelander, WI.



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