Renae Skinner, born Danielle Renae Skinner has traded in her mountain view for some southern comfort, and she is enjoying every minute of it! Renae is a native of Denver, Colorado, and has always had a passion for journalism. She received her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism at Langston University, the only HBCU in Oklahoma. From there her career has soared. She landed her first reporting job at KXXV-TV in Waco, TX. After a year, she was offered an Evening Anchoring gig at WXVT News in the Mississippi Delta. Renae also worked as a Morning Anchor in Rochester, New York, but came back down South to work At WCBI in Columbus, where she served as a Morning Anchor and Reporter for four years. She then moved home to Anchor/MMJ in Colorado Springs, CO, at the NBC affiliate there. She is dedicated to bringing viewers the stories that matter in the community. Renae has won awards for her hard work, including an Associated Press Award for her reporting. She is also a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
When she’s not chasing after the big story of the day, Renae enjoys volunteering, reading a good book, going to church, spending time with family, and thrift store shopping. Renae also enjoys a good laugh! So, if you have a corny joke, don’t be shy if you see her in public! If you have a story idea, don’t hesitate to drop her a line!