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.
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.
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.
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.
“I think it’s important we start with a clean slate,” she says.
If all goes as planned, it will soon house the Fenton Logistics Park.
They’re as young as 12, and one is pregnant.
St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says its another case where smoke detectors may have saved a life.