School: University of Maryland
Hometown: Harford County, MD
Brett says it was the Presidents Day snowstorm of 2003 that got him into news, so Syracuse seemed like a good place to come.
Brett is excited to be coming into your home every day telling the stories of Central New York. Brett joined the team in July 2015.
He is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland where he graduated with a B.A. in broadcast journalism in May 2015.
While in college Brett worked at CBS Radio's Washington/Baltimore All News station, WNEW-FM. Although he started as an intern in 2013, by 2015 he was on the streets reporting on the aftermath of the Baltimore riots.
Brett's first newsroom experience came in 2009 as a participant in the Teen Media Project at WMAR-TV. There he and 11 other high school students from across Maryland produced and hosted a monthly teen newsmagazine.
Brett has also served as an on-air personality for several music stations. Brett has previously worked at WHFC-FM, WLIF-HD2, WXCY-FM and WDEL-AM. As a student Brett interned at WBAL-TV and WPOC-FM in Baltimore.
Prior to his move to Syracuse, Brett was a lifelong Marylander, born and raised in Harford County. He loves being from the Old Line State, but loves the beauty of upstate New York as well.
You can often find him on a golf course or enjoying the live steam railroading hobby. He also considers himself an animal lover.
When it comes to sports just remember Brett bleeds orange in the summer (Baltimore Orioles) and purple in winter (Baltimore Ravens.) He will cheer for the Orange as long as they aren't playing against his Maryland Terrapins.
Brett looks forward to getting to know you, so please say "hi" if you see him out and about or drop him a Tweet!
Memorable Story: Baltimore Riots of April 2015.
Memorable Interview: Three World War II veterans that served on D-Day.
Dream Interview: Alive-Jimmy Buffett, Deceased - Walt Disney
Dream Job: Being a person who makes your day just a little bit better.
Why I'm a Journalist: I don't know if I could be qualified to do anything else.
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Favorite Sports Team: Baltimore Ravens
Favorite Musical Group: Jimmy Buffett
Favorite Book: How to Win Friends and Influence People
Favorite Movie: National Treasure
Favorite TV Show: Modern Family
Favorite Food: Maryland Crab Cake
Favorite Destination: Lancaster County, PA.