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Chelsea Brentzel

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Chelsea Brentzel is the award-winning Assistant News Director who joined KRDO in March of 2020. Before stepping into that position, she was the Chief Investigative Reporter for 13 Investigates.

Chelsea came to KRDO from WHNT in Alabama, where she was named the state's best reporter by the Alabama Broadcasters Association. Her investigative work on chemical contamination of local drinking water also won her the ABA's top prize for investigative reporting and an EMMY nomination.

Chelsea graduated from the University of Alabama, and she previously worked for KRDO's sister station in Idaho Falls, Idaho: KIFI.

When she isn’t out chasing stories, Chelsea enjoys hiking, watching college football (Roll Tide!), and cooking.

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Chelsea Brentzel

Chelsea is an investigative reporter for KRDO NewsChannel 13. Learn more about Chelsea here.


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