Brian Bondus

Brian loves telling a variety of stories from the one that gets overlooked by other stations to the one that will lead every newscast of the day. He has worked at KOMU 8 News since August 2009. Brian started as a production assistant and worked his way up to solo anchoring newscast. He's interviewed many people in Mid-Missouri from presidential candidates to an Oscar award winner.

Brian also writes and anchors for, Newsy is a multisource video platform for the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, and other handheld mobile devices. He has worked with KMOX, the CBS radio affiliate in St. Louis, Missouri covering the Missouri legislature for a semester. Brian also had the opportunity to intern for Golf Channel in its talk-show department.

Brian will graduate from the University of Missouri with a degree in broadcast journalism in May, 2013. He hopes to start with a new TV station as a anchor/reporter.