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.
What started as a Sunday evening drug deal in Spanish Lake ended in a hail of gunfire, leaving two men wounded and a third grazed by a bullet.
Judge and St. Louis County Municipal Courts Improvement Committee chair Frank Vatterott says reforming a system that includes over 80 courts is going to take time.
Commission member, former Hazelwood Mayor T.R. Carr, says the problems with some courts could stem from the fact there are so many of them. But he says people appear to like their smaller, local governments.
Saying the very future of the university depends on it, the president of the University of Missouri’s Board of Curators is urging the system’s supporters to convince state lawmakers to stop cutting taxes.
A woman is dead after a man kicked in the door of her north St. Louis County apartment and shot her in a bedroom.
New numbers released this morning show foreclosure filings in the St. Louis area are way down, but there are troubling signs in Ferguson.
Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.
The men were married in Iowa two years ago and tried to divorce in St. Louis County, but were told the court didn’t have jurisdiction because of Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Attorney Richard Lozano weighs in on Missouri’s self-defense law.
McCaskill says he will become more involved when it’s appropriate.