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 and co-host of Total Information AM Weekends.

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’s game 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.

Brian is married and has two step-daughters.

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Ferguson Protests

UMSL Sees Enrollment Decrease Due to Ferguson Unrest

Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.

12/10/2014

Gay Couple Wanting a Divorce Takes Argument Before Mo. Supreme Court

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.

12/03/2014

How Much Force Can Business Owners Use to Protect Their Business?

Attorney Richard Lozano weighs in on Missouri’s self-defense law.

11/21/2014

Sen. McCaskill in Touch with President Obama on Ferguson

McCaskill says he will become more involved when it’s appropriate.

11/19/2014

Coalition Announces Shopping Boycott in Spirit of Michael Brown

Saying that “spending money outside the community is putting money into the system of oppression and genocide,” a coalition of 22 local civil rights organizations are calling for a shopping boycott from Thanksgiving through the Black Friday weekend.

11/12/2014

Korean War Veteran Honored 60 Years Later

An emotional ceremony at the Soldiers’ Memorial downtown this morning, as a Korean War veteran received the Purple Heart and Oak Cluster for wounds suffered over 60 years ago.

11/07/2014

McCaskill: Change of Leadership at Ferguson Police Department Would Be ‘Good Thing’

“I think it’s important we start with a clean slate,” she says.

11/07/2014

Fenton Chrysler Plant Site Has Been Sold

If all goes as planned, it will soon house the Fenton Logistics Park.

11/07/2014

Teens in Custody for Vicious Downtown St. Louis Attacks

They’re as young as 12, and one is pregnant.

11/07/2014

House Fire on The Hill Claims Life of Man

St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says its another case where smoke detectors may have saved a life.

11/06/2014

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