Brian Hackney Biography
Brian Hackney is an American eighteen-time Emmy award-winning journalist who is currently working at KPIX-TV. As of the moment, he serves as an anchor and meteorologist at KPIX-TV.
Brian Hackney Career
He was awarded five Emmy awards in 2013, which is half the total awards won by the station, and more than any other single individual. Additionally, he also won two National Associated Press Mark Twain awards for Best Documentary (“Hitchcock: Step By Step”), and Best Weathercast in 2013, and shared the Peabody award for his contributions to KGO’s legendary coverage of the Loma Prieta earthquake.
Furthermore, he can be seen on Good Morning America where he co-hosted alongside Joan Lunden and Charlie Gibson, and the CBS Evening News serving as a meteorologist. Prior, he also served as the co-host of; the national Emmy award-winning Newton’s Apple, PBS’s longest-running family science program. In addition, on regular occasions, he hosted; broadcast nationally on NPR, and forums at the Commonwealth Club.
In addition, he also serves as the director of the College of Science & Math board at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he was honored as Outstanding Alumnus in 2013—the highest honor Cal Poly can bestow on a graduate.
Hollister, California is his native home and attended Cal Poly where he graduated with two degrees in Physics and Electronic Engineering. Furthermore, he also worked for a short while at Raytheon Electromagnetic Systems Division in Santa Barbara where he served as an associate design engineer. Later on, he left to pursue a career in broadcast journalism at KSBY in San Luis Obispo where he served as an anchor, editor, and meteorologist. From there, he also worked at the NBC affiliate in San Diego, and finally at the ABC, NBC, and CBS-affiliated stations in San Francisco.
Furthermore, he has reported everywhere from Switzerland to Tierra del Fuego in Chile and also served as an anchor during the September 11th terror attacks in 2001. Additionally, he has interviewed everyone from Paul McCartney, and Edward Teller, to Carl Sagan.
Brian Hackney Age
Hackney likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not disclosed his age. However, this information will be updated when available.
Brian Hackney Height and Weight
Hackney stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Brian Hackney Family
Hackney likes to keep his personal life private hence he has neither disclosed the names of his parent nor those of his siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Brian Hackney Wife and Children
Hackney has not disclosed his relationship status as he is very private with his personal life. However, this information will be updated when available.
Brian Hackney Net Worth
Hackney has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor and meteorologist.
Brian Hackney Salary
Hackney earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.