Bryan Busby Profile
Bryan Busby is an American Emmy Award-winning Meteorologist currently working for KMBC-TV since joining the station in November of 1985. He currently serves as the Chief Meteorologist of KMBC 9 News.
Previously, he was on NewsRadio 98.1 and 98.0 FM, KMBZ, where he held the position of Chief Meteorologist for The Chiefs Fox Football Radio Network.
Busby’s passion for meteorology began when he was in grade 3. It had always been a boyhood ambition of his to work on television weather. He used to broadcast weather reports for 2 Cleveland radio stations when he was in high school. Busby went on to acquire a degree in meteorology from St. Louis University after starting out in radio. At the age of 17, he began his career as a TV meteorologist. He started working at KTVI, Channel 2 in St. Louis, in 1978. After only 2 months on the job as the weekend weathercaster, he began reporting live. He stayed there for over two decades before joining KMBC-TV.
At KMBC-TV, Busby created new shows; “EarthStation,” “Bryan Goes to School,” “Guaranteed Weather,” “Weather-To-Go,” and “Instant Weather Network,” a weather display system for which he was awarded a US Patent Number: 5,943,630. As a result, the station is put on the “weather map”.
His Kansas City’s favorite television personality is made up of vital characteristics such as interaction, community outreach, and fun. When he performs an on-location weather report, he never knows what to anticipate. His profession is both enjoyable and demanding because of spontaneous replies.
Busby is regarded as one of Missouri’s top broadcast meteorologists. From 1997 to 1998, he was the chairman of the Board of Broadcast Meteorologists of the National Chapter of the American Meteorological Society. He was considered for the weathercaster role at “Good Morning America” that same year. The Weather Channel’s “America’s Forecasters” series chose him as one of just ten weathercasters to be featured.
Quick Facts About Bryan Busby
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Throughout his career, he won several awards. For Broadcast Meteorology in 2010, he was honored with the National Chapter of American Meteorological Society’s Award. During the years 2010, 2009, 2005, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1993, and 1984, Busby won different Emmy Awards. Also, he was nominated for different Emmys in the years 2007, 2006, 2001, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1992, 1991, 1990, and 1985. In the year 1992, the Missouri Jaycees awarded Busby 10 Outstanding Young Missourians Awards. In 1987, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference awarded him the “Black Achievers Award”. Additionally, he was inducted into the Kansas City Media Professionals Hall Of Fame in 1991.
Busby’s talent is not restricted to television. He is a great showman with humor and flair. Bryan also performs 5 or 6 times a year as the chief timpanist for the Kansas City Civic Orchestra. From 1992 until the orchestra’s final year in 2005, he was the solo timpanist with the Independence Messiah Festival Orchestra, performing in the group’s yearly performance of the Messiah at the Community of Christ Auditorium. He has played with the Kansas City Percussion Quartet, the Moody Blues, and the Kansas City Symphony, among others. Also, he has privately taught many of the area’s best student musicians how to play the timpani.
Busby is the United States Pavilion at the 1992 World’s Fair in Spain, Seville, and the most recent, in Carnegie Hall in N.Y. Also, he is the Principal Guest Conductor of the Kansas City Youth Symphony, which he has directed in Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College, Kemper Arena. He has served as a guest conductor at high schools, community orchestras, regional symphonies, and bands, in addition to his Youth Symphony duties.
He is known among his friends for being a fantastic imitator of cartoon voices, in addition to his musical abilities. In fact, he is the voice of his own cartoon character, Georgie Global, which has been featured on the Web, on television, and in newspapers all over the country. During his yearly radio Santa tracking, Bryan delivers all of the voices, except for Santa. Busby was also the voice of the pig, horse, and bull in the American Royal television advertisements. He plans to pursue a job performing voice-overs when he retires from radio to continue a hobby he began in elementary school.
Bryan Busby Age
Busby was born on date 8 of December in Melbourne, Florida, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 8th of December every year. His age is unknown for he has managed to keep his year of birth quite private. However, as soon as the information is available, there will be an update. However, he might be in his 50s
Bryan Busby Height
Busby stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Bryan Busby Family
Busby spent all of his youth and childhood in Melbourne, Florida. Information regarding Busby’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it’s available.
Bryan Busby Wife
Information about Busby’s dating life is unknown for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, there is no information regarding him being in any engagement or marriage with someone. Also, there’s no information regarding him having any children.
Bryan Busby Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KMBC 9 News, Busby earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Bryan Busby Net Worth
Busby has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Bryan Busby KMBC 9 News
At KMBC 9 News Busby works alongside
- Larry Moore
- Rob Hughes
- Kris Ketz
- Cody Holyoke
- Kelly Eckerman
- Haley Harrison
- Lara Moritz
- Donna Pitman
- Len Dawson
- Len Jennings
- Karen Kornacki
- Nick Bender
- Pete Grigsby
- Katie Horner
- Emily Holwick
- Neville Miller