Vice President, News
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.
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.
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.
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.