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.
The Memorial Day weekend drowning death of a handcuffed Iowa man is prompting a series of legislative hearings on the Missouri State Highway Patrol – Water Patrol. The first is set for today in Jefferson City.
As the airstrikes on ISIS continue, there’s growing concern of reprisals against the United States and its allies. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin is reiterating that he is staunchly against sending ground troops into Iraq to fight ISIS.
With yesterday’s grand opening of McMurphy’s Cafe, the St. Patrick Center continued its effort to train the homeless so they can get jobs and get off the streets.
Belmar says the vast majority of the protestors are outstanding citizens who are there for the right reasons, but he points out that stores were looted and burned, shots were fired and police cars were damaged, to the tune of $100,000.
Christopher Spates, Tyrone Moss and Donald White are each charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of Angie Young.
McMurphy’s Cafe Provides Food Industry Training for St. Patrick’s Center’s Homeless, Mentally Challenged Clients
Downtown St. Louis’ newest restaurant just may be the city’s most unique—it actually wants its employees to eventually move on to another job.
For the first time in three years, Metro’s bus and train drivers and mechanics could have a new contract by the end of today.
It’s now been two years since video gaming came to Illinois. So has having the opportunity to gamble in bars, restaurants and veterans’ halls kept people from going to casinos?
A new report on racial disparity in the St. Louis area shows not much has changed in the last 20 years. According to the report released this morning, St. Louis is the sixth most segregated city in the U.S.
At one point, an estimated 150 to 200 demonstrators were on West Florissant.