Brian is a general assignment reporter, who enjoys providing live reports from the scene of breaking news. He also serves as a news anchor.
After graduating from DeSmet Jesuit High School in 1979, Brian attended Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO.
He set the stage for his radio career at DeSmet, doing play-by-play for the 1979 State Champion basketball team films. He graduated from Missouri Valley Magna Cum Laude and was named to Who’s Who Among American College and University Students.
His professional career took him from Marshall’s KMMO/KMFL to KAOL in Carrollton, MO. He then worked as a news reporter at KSIS/KCBW in Sedalia, MO and served as News Director at KCHI in Chillicothe, MO.
From 1985 through 1997 Brian worked in Kansas City, MO. where he provided airborne traffic reports for KCMO-AM and FM while working as weekend news anchor at WDAF-AM. He eventually became full-time news reporter and anchor at WDAF. He was named WDAF’s Sports Director in 1991. From 1992 through 1994 he produced and hosted the Kansas City Royals pre and post game shows.
A report by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch shows the official autopsy supports Ferguson officer Darren Wilson’s claim that Michael Brown struggled with him in his patrol vehicle, and that Brown did not have his hands up when he was shot Aug. 9.
Staff Sgt. Joshua Schoenhoff and another airman drowned Oct. 5 trying to rescue one of two airmen who were swept off the shore of Okinawa.
Seven people are now homeless after a challenging late-morning, two-alarm fire in south St. Louis’ Shaw Neighborhood.
Those protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown found a new target for their protests – the home of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.
Not only are they winning on the field, but the St. Louis Cardinals continue winning at the ticket office, setting a new Busch Stadium attendance record Monday night.
Those who need hydrocodone medications for pain relief now have to jump through a few more hoops to get them.
The Page Avenue extension comes a big step closer to completion this weekend as the Missouri Department of Transportation opens the stretch between Interstate 64 and Highway K.
The search continues near north St. Louis County’s Eagle Springs Golf Course for one of two men who tried to rob a couple as they were leaving their home for work this morning.
There were more arrests in Ferguson overnight – this time about a dozen protestors were taken into custody for peace disturbance.
Now that the first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the U.S., Illinois health officials are trying to reassure residents of that state that they are safe.