Episode 70″ – Brian Hackney (News Anchor & Former KCPR Program Director)
Original Air Date – September 2, 2020
Dave and Ethan interview the multiple-Emmy-Award-winning news anchor & meteorologist Brian Hackney, who was once Weird Al’s college radio Program Director at KCPR San Luis Obispo 91.3FM – Cal Poly Radio.
Brian Hackney is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who is an Anchor and Meteorologist for CBS5/KPIX Television in San Francisco. Prior to KPIX, he was the News Anchor and Meteorologist for KRON TV for 9 years (1996 – 2005).
Brian has been awarded 18 Emmy Awards for everything from Best News Anchor to Best Documentary to Best News Reporting to Best Weather Anchor to the Best Writing, a range of ability that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences characterized as “an unprecedented show of versatility.”
Brian was Program Director at the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campus radio station KCPR, where as a student, Al hosted a very popular overnight radio program called The Weird Al Show.