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.
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.
The rookie second baseman’s thoughts are with his family back in Hawaii, who are preparing for two big storms.
He advertised in the Thrifty Nickel that he wanted to buy guns, but instead a 79-year-old Spanish Lake man was tied up and had his weapons stolen.
It was a slow process, but St. Louis firefighters were able to remove one of their trucks from a hole in the street that opened up under one of its wheels at 9th and Wyoming this morning.
It failed in the city, but passed overhwelmingly in rural Missouri. Now, St. Louis police chief says the passage of the amendment enhancing the right to bear arms has him concerned.
Investigators say the shot that killed a 19-year-old man in north St. Louis’ Mark Twain neighborhood last night was fired by someone in a vehicle.
Highway Patrol investigators say Roy Blair apparently got onto the eastbound lanes heading westbound at one of the St. Clair exits.
A lawsuit seeking to allow more Normandy School District students to transfer out of the district gets its first hearing this morning.
A second Metro East community is entering the sweepstakes to become the home of the region’s medical marijuana farm.