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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 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.

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Part of a memorial to Ferguson shooting victim Michael Brown caught fire early Tuesday. Some claim it was deliberately set, possibly by the police. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

More Unrest in Ferguson Overnight After Michael Brown Memorial Burns

At one point, an estimated 150 to 200 demonstrators were on West Florissant.

09/24/2014

FERGUSON, MO - SEPTEMBER 09:  Residents shout out during the Ferguson city council meeting on September 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The meeting was held at Greater Grace Church to accommodate the large crowd. Most residents used the meeting to express their anger at how the police and city council handled the shooting of teenager Michael Brown and the unrest that followed.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

First in Series of Ferguson Town Halls to Be Held Tonight

The Justice Department is barring media from the meetings, fearing its presence would change the tone of the conversations.

09/22/2014

File photo of a mock methamphetamine lab. (Photo by Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Franklin County Meth Lab Busts Down, But It’s Not All Good News

After busting 163 meth labs a decade ago, Franklin County investigators are on a pace to bust fewer than 20 this year. But, the head of the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit says that doesn’t mean fewer people are using methamphetamine.

09/19/2014

Photo: iStock

Police: Crime Numbers Up in Tower Grove

Police say that so far this year, there have been 20 more burglaries and five more robberies in the neighborhood.

09/19/2014

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

UPDATE: 4-Year-Old Shot By 5-Year-Old Cousin

After first being told conflicting stories, police have determined that the four-year-old boy who was shot in St. Louis last evening was shot by his five-year-old cousin.

09/19/2014

File photo of the Mississippi river. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Tow Boat Sinks in Mississippi River Overnight

The “Maverick” was carrying an estimated 3500 gallons of diesel fuel and an unknown amount of lube oil.

09/18/2014

File photo of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

County Chief: Suspect in Jennings Shooting Had Extensive Criminal History

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says he’s proud of the officers who shot and killed an armed man in Jennings this morning.

09/18/2014

Steve Stenger, county councilman and candidate for county executive.

Stenger Stands By McCulloch in Michael Brown Investigation

Stenger told KMOX’s Mark Reardon that he trusts McCulloch to conduct a fair investigation, especially with the eyes of the nation on him.

09/18/2014

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Ferguson to Hold Series of Town Hall Meetings

Mayor James Knowles says there is a lot of misinformation circulating in the city, so the first meetings will address the misconceptions about Ferguson.

09/18/2014

Police Photo/ St. Louis Police

Police Still Seek Suspect in Jehovah’s Witness Arson

Police are still looking for the man who set fire to a Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall in north St. Louis.

09/17/2014

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