(WWLP) - Brian joined the 22News Storm Team in September of 1996. He canbe seen on 22News each weeknight starting at 5pm.
Brian got his start in broadcasting at the age of 15 at radiostation WILI, in his hometown of Willimantic, CT. He's workedas a radio on-air talent for KISS 95.7 in Hartford, CT; WIOQ inPhiladelphia, PA; WYYY and WJPZ in Syracuse, NY; and WPRO-FM inProvidence, RI.
Brian has a Bachelor's degree in Television Radio FilmManagement from Syracuse University. In addition he holds acertificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi StateUniversity.
It wasn't all work and no play for Brian at SyracuseUniversity. In his senior year, he was "Otto The Orange," themascot for the basketball and football teams!
In 2000 and 2007, Brian, along with the 22News Storm Team,was awarded the Massachusetts & Rhode Island Associated Pressaward for best weathercast. He also has earned the NationalWeather Association Broadcast Seal of Approval.
When he's not at 22News, Brian is out in the community, talkingto dozens of school groups and civic organizations each year aboutweather, climate and television news. An advocate for broadcastingin the public interest and media justice, Brian is chair of theboard of directors of the Office of Communication Inc. of theUnited Church of Christ. He is a long time, active member in theUCC.
Brian loves living in western Massachusetts! Brian and his twindaughters can be seen hiking at The Notch and Mt. Holyoke, bikingon the Norwottuck Rail Trail, skiing in the Berkshires, buyinglocal food from local farmers and eating at our fabulous localrestaurants!