Brian Hackney Biography
Brian Hackney is a skilled American journalist currently working at CBS 5, KPIX as an anchor. He has won 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 abilities that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences characterized as “an unprecedented show of versatility.”
Brian Hackney Age
He was born on November 12, 1957, in Hollister, California, United States. Hackney is 64 years old. He celebrates his birthday on 12th November.
Brian Hackney Education
Hackney attended and graduated from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo in 1980 and earned two degrees in Physics and Electronic Engineering graduating in 1986. He worked briefly as an associate design engineer at Raytheon Electromagnetic Systems Division in Santa Barbara
Brian Hackney Height/Weight
Hackney stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Brian Hackney family
Hackney was born and raised by his parents in Hollister, California. However, he has not revealed information regarding her family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Brian Hackney Wife
He likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he is in a relationship or not.
Brian Hackney children
Hackney likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not.
Brian Hackney CBS 5
Hackney has won five Emmy awards, representing more than half the total awards won by the station, and more than any other single individual in the summer of 2013. 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.
In addition, he also appeared nationally on Good Morning America, co-hosting with Charlie Gibson and Joan Lunden, and the CBS Evening News, providing live reports in his role as a meteorologist. He co-hosted PBS’s longest-running family science program, the national Emmy award-winning Newton’s Apple, and frequently hosts forums at the Commonwealth Club, broadcast nationally on NPR. Hackney is also 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.
Hackney was born and raised in Hollister, California (home of the fastest-creeping earthquake fault known), he earned two degrees at Cal Poly in Physics and Electronic Engineering, working briefly as an associate design engineer at Raytheon Electromagnetic Systems Division in Santa Barbara.
Brian Hackney Career
He later made a decision to pursue a career in broadcast journalism as a science editor, meteorologist, and news anchor, first at KSBY in San Luis Obispo, then at the NBC affiliate in San Diego, and finally at the ABC, NBC, and CBS-affiliated stations in San Francisco. Additionally, he has reported everywhere from Tierra del Fuego in Chile to Switzerland and was anchoring the news at the moment of the September 11th terror attacks in 2001.
Hackney has been privileged to interview some big names from Carl Sagan to Edward Teller to Paul McCartney. Presently, Brian anchors both the news and weather at the CBS-owned station in San Francisco.
Brian Hackney salary
He has an estimated salary ranging from $70,000 – $125,000.
Brian Hackney Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Brian Hackney’s Social media Platforms
Hackney is very active on social media platforms and has over 40k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.