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Brian A. Bracco

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Vice President and General Manage...

KSHB
4720 Oak
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
United States

 
Background

Employment History

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Education

  • B.A. , Journalism
    University of Kansas
  • bachelor's degree , journalism
    University of Kansas
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Hearst Television, Inc. - Biography
www.hearsttelevision.com, 26 Aug 2012 [cached]
Brian Bracco Vice President, News
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Brian Bracco
Brian A. Bracco is vice president, news at Hearst Television, Inc., formerly Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc. In his role, Bracco assists and supervises news management of the Company's station group. Bracco also oversees various group wide projects.
Previously, he was one of two Group News Executives for Hearst Argyle Television. Bracco joined The Hearst Corporation in 1987 as news director of KMBC-TV, Kansas City. From 1987 to 2000, he guided KMBC-TV from the number three position to first in news ratings. For more than decade KMBC-TV maintained the number one position. The station is the recipient of numerous Emmy, SPJ and three National Murrow awards. The station was honored with Murrow awards for Best Newscast and Continuing Coverage.
Before joining KMBC-TV, Bracco held positions as news director, assistant news director, managing editor, producer, anchor and reporter. He has worked in the Wichita, Kansas, Columbus, Ohio and the Birmingham, Alabama markets.
Bracco is a past chairman of the ABC news advisory board. He is a member of the Radio Television News Directors' Association. Bracco is a participant of the Hearst Management Institute. He is on the advisory board of the University of Kansas Edwards Campus. Bracco received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Kansas.
Bracco to lead Scripps stations ...
www.scripps.com, 30 Nov 2012 [cached]
Bracco to lead Scripps stations in Kansas City
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Brian Bracco, one of the television industry's most-respected news executives has been named vice president and general manager for KSHB in Kansas City, Mo., effective December 3, 2012. He will hold the same title at KMCI, the sister station of KSHB that is located in Lawrence, Kan.
Bracco joins Scripps from Hearst Television, Inc. where he was vice president of news for the company's station group and was based in Kansas City.
The veteran newsman is remaining loyal to his Kansas City roots where he had tremendous success as news director for more than a decade at KMBC, the Hearst station in Kansas City.
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"Brian Bracco will provide strong leadership at KSHB. He is vastly qualified to motivate and inspire his staff to become the go-to source for news and investigations in the market. He also will lead the charge for creative sales solutions for current and future customers."
In addition to his expertise in news management, he has experiences working in the journalism field as a managing editor, reporter and anchor in Wichita, Kan., Columbus, Ohio, and Birmingham, Ala.
"With his years of experience in cultivating winning news organizations, his knowledge of the Kansas City market and his strong leadership skills, Brian is the ideal candidate for this role," added Lawlor.
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Bracco is a past chairman of the ABC news advisory board. He also is a member of the Radio Television News Directors' Association. He earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.
Brian Bracco, vice president ...
www.broadcastingcable.com, 30 Nov 2012 [cached]
Brian Bracco, vice president of news at Hearst Television, has been named vice president and general manager at KSHB Kansas City and KMCI Lawrence (Kan.). Both are Scripps stations. He starts Dec. 3.
Bracco was based in Kansas City while with Hearst TV; he'd been news director at its KMBC before moving to his corporate role.
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"Brian Bracco will provide strong leadership at KSHB. He is vastly qualified to motivate and inspire his staff to become the go-to source for news and investigations in the market. He also will lead the charge for creative sales solutions for current and future customers."
Bracco is a past chairman of the ABC news advisory board. Before moving up to management, he was a reporter and anchor in various markets, including Wichita and Columbus.
"With his years of experience in cultivating winning news organizations, his knowledge of the Kansas City market and his strong leadership skills, Brian is the ideal candidate for this role," added Lawlor.
Television news executive Brian ...
www.kansascity.com, 1 Dec 2012 [cached]
Television news executive Brian Bracco, credited with creating a ratings powerhouse at KMBC in Kansas City, will be the new vice president and general manager at competitor KSHB.

Bracco joins Scripps media from Hearst Television Inc., where he has been vice president of news for the company’s station group and was based in Kansas City, according to an announcement Friday from Scripps. He will begin his new duties Monday. He will also be manager of KMCI, the sister station of KSHB in Lawrence.

Bracco was news director at KMBC in Kansas City from 1987 to 2000.

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Television news executive Brian Bracco, credited with creating a ratings powerhouse at KMBC in Kansas City, will be the new vice president and general manager at competitor KSHB.
Bracco joins Scripps media from Hearst Television Inc., where he has been vice president of news for the companys station group and was based in Kansas City, according to an announcement Friday from Scripps. He will begin his new duties Monday. He will also be manager of KMCI, the sister station of KSHB in Lawrence.
Bracco was news director at KMBC in Kansas City from 1987 to 2000. He has also been a managing editor, reporter and anchor in other markets.
With his his knowledge of the Kansas City market and his strong leadership skills, Brian is the ideal candidate, Brian Lawlor, senior vice president of television for Scripps, said in the announcement.
Bottom Line Communications PR Firm
www.bottomlinecom.com, 6 May 2014 [cached]
At the time of his departure Bottom Line speculated that Nichols could very likely land at rival KSHB, where Brian Bracco is vice president and general manager. Bracco was a highly respected news director at KMBC (and Hearst executive) and had worked with Nichols for about a decade.
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