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Brian Hackney Profile
Brian Hackney is an American Emmy award-winning weather anchor and reporter who is currently working at KPIX 5 News. At the station, he serves as a weather anchor and reporter. Additionally, he joined the news team in 2005. He previously worked as an anchor and meteorologist for KRON TV for 9 hours.
Brian Hackney Age
Hackney is 66 years as of 2023. He was born on 12th November 1957, in Hollister, California, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of November every year.
Brian Hackney Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Brian Hackney Family
Hackney was born in Hollister, California. He has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Brian Hackney Wife
Hackney likes to keep his personal life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his relationship status. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Brian Hackney Career
He co-hosted PBS’s longest-running family science program, the national Emmy award-winning Newton’s Apple. Frequently hosts forums at the Commonwealth Club, broadcast nationally on NPR. He is also 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. Furthermore, he is a native of Hollister, California (home of the fastest-creeping earthquake fault known). Hackney 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.
He left 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. He’s reported everywhere from Tierra del Fuego in Chile to Switzerland. He was anchoring the news at the moment of the September 11th terror attacks in 2001. In the course of his career, he’s interviewed everyone 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 Awards
Brian has 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. Hackney has won 18 Emmy awards for everything from best news anchor. Additionally, From the best documentary to the best news reporting to the 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. In the summer of 2013, he won five Emmy awards. Representing more than half the total awards won by the station, and more than any other single individual. Additionally, he won two National Associated Press Mark Twain awards for Best Documentary (“Hitchcock: Step By Step”),. Best Weathercast in 2013, and shared the Peabody award for his contributions to KGO’s legendary coverage of the Loma Prieta earthquake.
Brian Hackney Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at KPIX 5 News.
Brian Hackney Net Worth
Hackney has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a weather anchor and reporter.
Brian Hackney Social Media Platforms
Hackney is active on his Instagram and Facebook pages. He has 3.2k followers on Instagram and 11k followers on Facebook.