Good Morning Utah | Good Things Utah Announcer | Reporter
Brian Carlson is an award-winning journalist who is happy to work in his hometown.
Brian co-anchors Good Morning Utah from 5:00 - 7:00 a.m., he's the Announcer for Good Things Utah at 9:00 a.m., and frequently reports for ABC 4 Utah News at 4:00 p.m.
In 2014, the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council named him “Media Representative of the Year.”
In 2012, Brian won a regional Emmy for his report titled “Spice in the City”. Brian purchased drugs undercover and was instrumental in assisting police capture an illegal drug dealer.
Brian was born and raised in Salt Lake City. He got his first taste for on-air news in high school, anchoring a weekly show at a Salt Lake area TV station, and loved it! Brian took his enthusiasm to BYU and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
In 2004, Brian began his professional TV career at KNDU in Kennewick, Washington. In 2008, Brian joined ABC 4 Utah. Since returning home, Brian broke the news the Apple Store is coming to City Creek Center. Brian is the only reporter Jazz Bear has allowed to perform with him in costume during a NBA game. During his reports, Brian has done everything from skydiving to the Olympic skeleton; he exclusively interviewed a man tortured by his roommates, and documented the moment an elderly couple discovered they lost everything in the 2012 Wood Hollow wildfire.
Brian’s hobbies include rock climbing, football, drawing, volunteering, skiing, wakeboarding, working out, and watching movies.
Brian currently lives in the Salt Lake area.
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