|Alma mater||Bentley University|
|Home town||Waltham, Massachusetts|
|Spouse(s)||Scott Brown (1986-)|
|Children||Arianna and Ayla Brown|
Huff's broadcast journalism career began in Greenville, North Carolina in 1984 where she anchoring newscasts at WNCT-TV. In 1986, she joined WLNE-TV in Providence, Rhode Island as a general assignment reporter. She then went on to the same position at WFSB-TV, in Hartford, Connecticut in 1989. All three TV stations were CBS affiliates.
Huff was employed as a reporter at WCVB since 1993, working the 3-10 A.M. shift, while her daughters, Arianna and Ayla Brown were growing up. During Brown's campaign, Huff stayed away from news assignments that may have affected her husband's election prospects, and never appeared at campaign events until Brown's victory speech on January 20, 2010. She resigned her position at WCVB six months later, citing family considerations. Later in 2010, she took a position with WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C.. On February 28 2013 she accounced she woiuld resign her position at WJLA to move back to Massachusetts to spend more time with her family.
Personal life and education
Huff was born in Iowa where her father was a medical doctor, an epidemiologist. In 1978 her family moved to Waltham, Massachusetts. She graduated from Waltham High School in 1980 and attended Bentley University, earning a B.S. in Business Communications. She attended graduate classes at Emerson College before beginning her broadcast career in 1984 as a news anchor at a CBS affiliate in North Carolina. At one time, she hosted a parenting series on the Lifetime Television network that featured child psychologist Dr. Penelope Leach. Huff starred in singer Digney Fignus' 1984 music video for the song "The Girl With The Curious Hand."
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