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Meet the Staff

Brian O'Keefe

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Title: Director of News & Public Affairs
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Brian joined the WDCB News team in 1991 after working the first five years of his career in Tennessee. Shortly after joining WDCB, Brian became involved in the Illinios News Broadcasters Association. He has gone on to serve as Treasurer, Vice President and two terms as President. The INBA is a professional group dedicated to the interests of electronic journalists in Illinois. Brian anchors the noon news and the 4:00 and 4:30pm newscasts everyday. He hosts a variety of segments for the News Department's magazine programs Daylight and Final Edition. Brian also reviews a movie recently released to home video, his two minute review airs on Tuesdays. Brian serves as the supervising editor and assignment editor for all news products at WDCB.

Brian has a variety of special interests with the common element being the outdoors. He rock climbs, kayaks, backpacks and has visited several national parks.
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