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 graded 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.
Mayor Len Pagano is asking Aldermen to suspend the use of the cameras, until the Missouri Supreme Court rules if they’re legal in the state.
In the wake of the Michael Brown shooting, there are calls for all police officers to wear cameras. It’s already being done in one local community, to rave reviews of just about everyone, including the officers.
One of the primary drivers behind the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge now has the east-side approach to the bridge named after him.
Nearly three months after their son drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks while handcuffed and in Missouri Water Patrol custody, an Iowa family still is waiting for the official report on how it happened.
The Rams are hoping to move up the NFL standings on the field this coming season. But when it comes to the team’s value, they’re still stuck in last place.
St. Louis University Law Professor Emeritus Roger Goldman says that after Watts, the Kerner Commission on Civil Disorders issued several recommendations, and after Rodney King, Congress allowed the feds to investigate entire police departments.
The head of the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis says she was skeptical when she heard reports of an armed robbery at Ballpark Village, and as it turns out she was right.
Hannah Sullivan of Catholic Charities, explained the process at a gathering of a couple hundred St. Louisans who want to help the children.
Police are now saying the robbery they initially said happened at Ballpark Village last night actually happened five blocks away, at Broadway and Locust.
Alexie Followell wandered off from the family’s detached garage into the corn field behind their home near Altamont, Illinois.