Fear-mongering and glorification of horrible acts was on the rise. Unbalanced news reporting was morphing world views into an unrealistic and frightening misconception of reality.
Brittany knew there was a strong need for citizens to remain informed, but she couldn’t deny that working in the current news system didn’t just mean putting profit over social well-being. At its worst, it meant actively working against it.
It was time to get back to the basics.
In June 2018, Brittany quit her job as a television news anchor and reporter to develop VNN full-time.
Tulsa-based development company Hot Coffee Design brought Brittany’s vision to life with the Plugin app powered by VNN, rolling the best aspects of news media and social media into one innovative system of news gathering and consumption.