Tom Britt

Traffic Reporter

Tom Britt entered broadcasting in 1966 while a freshman at East Carolina University. Originally, Tom considered broadcasting only as a way to finance his education, and continued in radio, TV and cable through graduate school at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Tom holds a BA and MA in Anthropology, an AA in Mental Health Technology and is pursuing his certification in Meteorology. Tom is also a freelance journalist and writer. For many years, he produced an award winning weekly radio feature for Duke University Medical Center that was carried on many stations and networks around the world, including the BBC.

Now, he handles afternoon news for Triad radio station WMQX-FM (Oldies 93), hosts a monthly cable tv show in Raleigh-Durham and is the voice for many radio and tv commercials in central and eastern North Carolina.

Tom came to FOX8 as the weekend weather anchor and has since taken over the daily morning traffic reports, a job he also performed for several years at WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham. Tom also produces a regular in-depth series of traffic and road construction reports and serves as the back up weather anchor for FOX8.

Recent Articles

  • Talk to Tom: John Edwards Trial

    Posted on: 10:37 am, April 30, 2012, by

    The topic of today’s Talk to Tom is keeping up with the John Edwards trial.
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  • Talk to Tom: Do you plan on voting?

    Posted on: 12:11 pm, April 27, 2012, by and

    Tom asked people if they plan to vote in the May primary and why on today's "Talk to Tom."
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  • Talk to Tom: Spring Furniture Market

    Posted on: 10:01 am, April 23, 2012, by

    This morning’s topic is the Spring Furniture Market in High Point.
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  • Talk to Tom: Hanging out

    Posted on: 11:01 am, April 19, 2012, by and , updated on: 11:03am, April 19, 2012

    Tom asked people what they like to do to relax in their free time for today's "Talk to Tom."
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  • Talk to Tom: Do you like help shopping?

    Posted on: 10:36 am, April 18, 2012, by and

    Today, Tom asked people if they like being helped when they go shopping.
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  • Talk to Tom: How do you relax?

    Posted on: 10:39 am, April 17, 2012, by

    National Stress Awareness day was this week; so how do you relax?
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  • Talk to Tom: Old Prom Dresses

    Posted on: 10:37 am, April 16, 2012, by

    What do you do with your prom dress after the big dance? That’s the topic of this morning’s ‘Talk to...
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  • Talk to Tom: The first man in space

    Posted on: 12:01 pm, April 12, 2012, by and

    Do you know who the first man in space was? Tom asked area residents today on "Talk to Tom."
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  • Talk to Tom: Reading ‘Louie Louie’

    Posted on: 10:42 am, April 11, 2012, by and

    Today, Tom asked people to read lines from the hit song "Louie, Louie." Tom said the FBI conducted an investigation into the lyrics of 1955 Richard Berry song.
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  • Talk to Tom: National Farm Animal Day

    Posted on: 11:57 am, April 10, 2012, by

    The topic of today’s Talk to Tom is National Farm Animal Day.
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  • Talk to Tom: What goes with grilled cheese?

    Posted on: 12:09 pm, April 9, 2012, by , updated on: 12:20pm, April 9, 2012

    This morning’s topic of Talk to Tom is whatever you like to go with your grilled cheese sandwich.
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  • Talk to Tom: Easter purchases

    Posted on: 11:30 am, April 6, 2012, by and

    Tom asked area residents, "What are you buying this Easter?"
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