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Brett Dahlberg

Brett is the health reporter and a producer at WXXI News. He has a master’s degree from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and before landing at WXXI, he was an intern at WNYC and with Ian Urbina of the New York Times. He also produced freelance reporting work focused on health and science in New York City.
Brett grew up in Bremerton, Washington, and holds a bachelor’s degree from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.

Rochester’s latest piece of public art has become the most recent in a series of eye-catching intersections in western New York and across the country.

It’s a movement that is more than artistic. Urban designers and transportation planners say this kind of art – colorful crosswalks and engaging sidewalks – leads to safer intersections, stronger neighborhoods, and better public health.