Brian Hackney Biography
Brian Hackney is a well-known American meteorologist and news anchor who currently works for CBS KPIX channel 5 news in San Francisco. He is in charge of covering the weekend newscasts. Since 2005, he’s been employed by this station in various capacities.
After completing his studies at Cal Poly with degrees in Physics and Electronic Engineering, Brian worked for a short time as an associate design engineer with Raytheon Electromagnetic Systems in Santa Barbara. Brian’s education included both of these fields.
Brian Hackney Age
Hackney has reached the age of 65. On November 12th, 1957, he came into this world in Hollister, which is located in the state of California, in the United States of America. His birthdate is November 12th, which makes him a Scorpio by zodiac sign, and his birthday falls on the 12th of November each year.
Brian Hackney Height
Hackney stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Brian Hackney KPIX
As a Weekend Anchor and Meteorologist for CBS KPIX channel 5 news in San Francisco, Hackney can be found in California. He has been honoured with 18 Emmy awards for a variety of categories, including best documentary, best news anchor, best news reporting, best writing, and best weather anchor. Due to his extensive skill set, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has referred to him as having “an unprecedented show of versatility.” During the summer of 2013, he was presented with five Emmy trophies, which accounted for more than half of the station’s total accolades and were more than any other single person was ever given.
In addition, Brian was presented with two National Associated Press Mark Twain awards in the categories of Best Weathercast and Best Documentary in 2013 (“Hitchcock: Step By Step”), and he was a co-winner of the Peabody award for his contributions to KGO’s iconic broadcast of the Loma Prieta earthquake.
Brian was also featured on Good Morning America, where he co-hosted alongside Charlie Gibson and Joan Lunden, as well as the CBS Evening News, where he provided live reports in his capacity as a meteorologist. Both of these appearances garnered national attention. Newton’s Apple, the longest-running family science program on PBS and winner of a national Emmy award was co-anchored by him. Additionally, he organizes forums on a regular basis at the Commonwealth Club, which are broadcast nationally on NPR. In addition to his work at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he was named Outstanding Alumnus in 2013, Brian is now Director of the College of Science and Math board at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. This is the greatest honor that Cal Poly can confer on a graduate.
After receiving his degree, he spent some time in the role of associate design engineer at the Santa Barbara location of Raytheon Electromagnetic Systems Division. He departed to pursue a career in broadcast journalism as a meteorologist, scientific editor, and news anchor, first at KSBY in San Luis Obispo, then at the NBC affiliate in San Diego, and lastly at the NBC, ABC, and CBS-affiliated stations in San Francisco. He worked at KSBY in San Luis Obispo, the NBC affiliate in San Diego, and the NBC, ABC, and CBS-affiliated stations in San Francisco in that order. When the terrorist events of September 11, 2001, took place, Brian was anchoring the news and had been covering stories from all around the world, including Tierra del Fuego in Chile and Switzerland. In the course of his work, he has conducted interviews with a wide range of notable figures, including Paul McCartney, Carl Sagan, and Edward Teller.
Brian Hackney Parents and Siblings
In Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, Hackney was born and brought up by his loving parents. Mr. Hackney and his wife are his parents, and he is their son. While he was growing up, his parents provided him with the best possible upbringing and nourishment a child could ask for. Brian has not disclosed any other information regarding his parents or siblings if he does in fact have any. This is the only piece of information we have about them.
Brian Hackney Wife
Hackney has not shared any information concerning his marital status therefore we do not know whether he is married, dating, or single. This information will be updated as soon as it is made available to the public.
Brian Hackney Kids
Hackney has not yet revealed any details concerning whether he has children or not. However, this information will be updated as soon as possible.
Brian Hackney Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth that ranges between $500k – $1 million.
Brian Hackney Salary
Hackney acquires annual earnings that range between $ 70, 000, and $ 150,000.