Brittany Kohler, Content Manager

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Brittany Kohler is the Content Manager of Riverbender.com and EdGlenToday.com. 

As a reporter, Kohler covers local events and provides feature articles for the local riverbend personalities and businesses. Kohler also runs the social media sites for Riverbender.com and all clients that Riverbender.com provides that service for. 

Born and raised in Alton Illinois, Kohler graduated from Alton High School in 2006. After attending Western Illinois University for a short while, Kohler decided to join the Marine Corps to travel and experience a fast pace structured lifestyle. Kohler graduated Marine Corps boot camp in March 2008 and was awarded Company Honor Graduate and Company Iron Woman.

Kohler graduated from the Basic Public Affairs Specialist Course, Basic Writing and Announcing Skills Course and Broadcast Operations and Maintenance Course at the Defense Information School at Fort Meade, Md. She was then stationed at Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville North Carolina where she worked at the Joint Public Affairs office for the remainder of her term.

Kohler deployed to South America on the USS Gunston Hall in 2010 in support of Amphibious Southern Partnership Station 2011. There, she conducted and documented jungle survival training and humanitarian missions in Guatemala, Belize, Colombia and other locations along the way.

After a successful 4 years in the Marines, Kohler returned home to Alton and immediately began continuing her education. In 2013, Kohler received her Associates in Science from Lewis and Clark Community College and is currently enrolled in the Public Relations/Marketing program at Ashford University.

As an independent civilian contractor, Kohler continues to work for the Marine Corps Special Operations Command in support of their final training exercises.

An avid Cardinals fan and recreational volleyball player, Kohler enjoys the company of her many friends and takes advantage of spending time with her ever expanding family whenever she can. She believes Alton is perfect for her and is looking forward to one day raising children of her own in the same town she grew up in.

To contact Brittany Kohler for future events or story ideas, e-mail brittany@riverbender.com or call (618) 465-9850 ext. 237. Follow her on Twitter @KohlerJ

See links below for Kohler's published material on Riverbender.com.

EDWARDSVILLE - Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce hosted the official 2016 Young Professionals’ Re-branding/Kick-Off event for ACCELERATE at the Jon Davis Wrestling Center in Edwardsville, Feb. 2. ACCELERATE is a new group founded by the chamber that focuses on the...
ALTON - Ben Moyer of Alton High School and Thomas Morrissey of Marquette Catholic High School were honored as Students of the Month for February by the Alton/Godfrey Rotary Club at the Club’s regular meeting on February 15th at the Banquet Center Alton Sports Tap . Students...
Retired Army veteran gives back with random act of kindness BETHALTO - M rs. Hall’s 5 th grade class at Meadowbrook Primary School collected many items to send to deployed service members in support of Project Frontline . After shopping and gathering donations from the class,...
ALTON - Young Romell Jones , at only age 11, was a victim of a tragic drive-by shooting in the Alton Acres Housing Complex on Monday, Jan. 11. Romell, along with several other kids, were hanging out in front of the Recreation Center of the complex waiting for a ride to basketball practice...
ALTON - Young Romell Jones , at only age 11, was a victim of a tragic drive-by shooting in the Alton Acres Housing Complex on Monday, Jan. 11. Romell, along with several other kids, were hanging out in front of the Recreation Center of the complex waiting for a ride to basketball practice when...
Illinois DLs and IDs remain acceptable forms of identification to board commercial airplanes for minimum of two years The Department of Homeland Security provided an update today on the REAL ID Act , announcing that there will be no security changes at airports for at least two years...
ALTON - The RiverBender.com Community Center is dry from flood water and back in action, ready to host our weekly open play challenges starting this Friday. Each week, local kids come down to the Community Center to kick back, relax and have fun after a long week at school. During this...
Entrepreneurial high-growth companies throughout the Midwest encouraged to apply before Jan. 8 ST. LOUIS – The deadline is rapidly approaching for innovative, high-growth startup companies to apply to present their business plans to an audience of the nation’s top venture capitalists,...
ALTON – It is no new news that the rain has been falling constantly for days now. The creeks are swelling and the river continues to rise, causing flood conditions in many parts of the region. Emergency personnel are working diligently to rescue those in danger from the quickly rising...
ALTON - Staff members at Williamson Webster Falb and Glisson Law Firm went the extra mile this holiday season with charity on their minds, giving back to the community and spreading Christmas cheer. Katlyn Johnson, a paralegal at the firm took the lead of the project and decided to giv...
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