About Jennifer Brake
BiographyJennifer Brake is from Nashville, Tenn. and is currently a junior at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she is majoring in Journalism and Electronic Media. Jennifer has written for the UT online news website, tnjn.com, for nearly two years. Now, she is an intern at the Knoxville News Sentinel. After graduating, she hopes to write news for local papers and/or websites in Knoxville or Nashville.
- Editorial Intern
05/22/2012 - current
UT to host reception for cartoonist Charlie Daniel
Updated 10/15/2012 at 8:25 a.m.
Ever picked up your copy of the Knoxville News-Sentinel and immediately flipped to the Charlie Daniel cartoon before perusing the day's headlines?
Knoxville Marine transported President Bush, now joining Vol football staff
Updated 05/08/2013 at 10:24 a.m.
If you think former President George W. Bush and University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones have nothing in common, think again.
Aim of Community Development Fair: Get the word out
Published 04/05/2013 at 8:17 p.m.
East Knoxville’s Caswell Park took on a carnival-style atmosphere Friday afternoon as folks enjoyed free cotton candy, hot dogs and rides on a miniature carousel as part of the Community Development Fair.
Comet Pan-STARRS to be visible with naked eye for first time ever in ET
Published 03/16/2013 at 5:01 a.m.
East Tennessee stargazers are in for a once-in-a-lifetime celestial treat starting this month. A rare comet will come into view that might not be visible again for 100,000 years.
UT nuclear security expert, students dismiss North Korean threats
Published 03/16/2013 at 4 a.m.
A University of Tennessee nuclear security expert — as well as several South Korean students at UT — say North Korean threats this week lack credibility.
Hurling phone books, bottle pitching part of UT effort to recycle
Published 03/13/2013 at 4 a.m.
Dozens of University of Tennessee students stopped by Pedestrian Walkway on Tuesday to try their hand at the Phonebook Shot Put, Plastic Bottle Free Throw and Bottle Cap in a Haystack.
'Biggest Loser' contestants offer inspiration at Women Today Expo
Published 03/02/2013 at 7:51 p.m.
Women of all shapes and sizes drew inspiration Saturday at the 2013 Women Today Expo from the stories of two former contestants of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.”
Dr. Lori adds to fun at expo
Updated 03/02/2013 at 7:48 p.m.
There were a lot of happy people Friday at Women Today, in part due to antiques appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame.
Knox senior centers see upsurge in use
Published 02/23/2013 at 4 a.m.
Shirley and Johnny Tindel may be considered senior citizens, but they have one philosophy in their later years they’re not willing to give up: Have fun.
KUB accepting donations to help needy families
Published 01/22/2013 at 5 a.m.
The coldest months of winter are still to come, and the Knoxville Utilities Board is counting on the community to help needy families stay warm until spring.
Knoxvillians reflect on MLK legacy, Obama's second term
Published 01/20/2013 at 4 a.m.
Hair stylist Bettye Hall doesn't like to gossip, but she will lend an ear when her clients come in, eager to talk about President Barack Obama and the latest news from Washington.
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