Brian Kelly

brian kelly Brian KellyBrian Kelly is a Florissant native who returned to KMOX in 2009 after a seven year absence. He first worked for KMOX News from 1997 through 2002.

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.

Contact

A demonstrator carries a picture of Michael Brown during a protest along Florissant Avenue on August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent protests have erupted nearly every night along the street since the shooting death ofl Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New Information Released on Michael Brown Case

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.

10/22/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Body of Airman to Arrive at Lambert Airport

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.

10/17/2014

The owner & a clergy member try to console the resident of a building that was destroyed by fire in south St. Louis on October 16, 2014. Seven people were displaced as a result of the two alarm fire in the four family flat. No one was injured in the fire but one firefighter was seriously injured during clean up operations. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Firefighters Battle Tough Two-Alarm Fire in South St. Louis

Seven people are now homeless after a challenging late-morning, two-alarm fire in south St. Louis’ Shaw Neighborhood.

10/16/2014

KMOX file photo.

Protestors Demonstrate Outside Highway Patrol Trooper’s Home

Those protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown found a new target for their protests – the home of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.

10/16/2014

A general view of Busch Stadium during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins on July 6, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cardinals beat the Marlins 5-4.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Fans Set Attendance Record at Monday’s Game

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.

10/08/2014

File photo of prescription pill bottles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hydrocodone Dropped to 30-Day Prescription Due to Abuse

Those who need hydrocodone medications for pain relief now have to jump through a few more hoops to get them.

10/06/2014

KMOX file photo.

Page Avenue Stretch Opens for Public’s Enjoyment Saturday

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.

10/03/2014

Photo: iStock

Police Search for Suspect in Home Invasion and Robbery

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.

10/03/2014

FERGUSON, MO - SEPTEMBER 30:  Protesters gather across the street from the police department on September 30, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protests continued in the St. Louis suburb after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Ferguson Protestors Arrested Overnight for Peace Disturbance

There were more arrests in Ferguson overnight – this time about a dozen protestors were taken into custody for peace disturbance.

10/03/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Illinois Health Department Being ‘Vigilant for Ebola’

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.

10/01/2014

next

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,996 other followers