Bryan Busby Bio, Wiki
Bryan Busby is an American First Alert Chief Meteorologist working at KMBC 9 News. He joined the station in 1985. He worked at KTVI, Channel 2 in St. Louis in 1978 before he joined KMBC 9 News.
Bryan Busby Age
Busby was born on December 8 in Melbourne, Florida, the United States. He manages to keep information regarding his age and the year he was born away from the limelight. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 50s.
Bryan Busby Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Bryan Busby’s Career
Busby works as a First Alert Chief Meteorologist on KMBC9 News. He loves his job so much and it was his dream to be a meteorologist. His passion for being a meteorologist began when he was in grade 3, this is what he wanted to do. Busby worked as Chief Meteorologist for The Chiefs Fox Football Radio Network and now he is being heard on 98.1 FM, KMBZ, and NewsRadio 980.
He has put KMBC-TV on the “weather chart” with creative programs like “EarthStation,” “Guaranteed Weather,” “Busby Goes to School,” “Weather-To-Go,” and “Instant Weather Network,” a weather display system that gained him U.S. Patent No. 5,943,630. The key ingredients that make Busby Kansas City’s favorite television Meteorologist are interaction, fun, and community outreach. He doesn’t know what to expect when he does an on-location weather report. Spontaneous responses make his job fun and sometimes very difficult.”
He is considered one of the upmarket telecast meteorologists in the nation. Busby was selected to the National Chapter of the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorologists and was made chairman from 1997 to 1998. That same year, he was considered for the climatologist position at “Good Morning America.” Out of 10 weathercasters, he was the only one chosen to be showcased by the Weather Channel’s “America’s Forecasters” series.
Busby’s awards include 9 Emmy Awards; an award for Broadcast Meteorology from the National Chapter of the American Meteorological Society in 2010; and 10 Outstanding Young Missourians, Missouri Jaycees (1992). He also holds 11 Emmy Nominations and was inducted into the Kansas City Media Professionals Hall of Fame in 1991. Busby is also an inductee of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle (2015). Southern Christian Leadership Conference honored Busby with the Black Achievers Award in 1987. Busby was selected to the Board of Directors of the National Weather Association in 2021.
Busby’s passion for weather started in Cleveland, Ohio, when he was a kid. He discovered that TV was for him when he studied the weather. He telecast weather reports for two Cleveland-based radio stations while he was in secondary school. Later on, he obtained his degree in meteorology from St. Louis University.
At the age of 17, he began his career as a meteorologist. He was on the air after 8 weeks at the station as the Saturday and Sunday climatologist. Busby stayed in St. Louis for eight decades before he joined KMBC 9 NEWS. He says he will keep doing television weather until it is not fun anymore.
His performance is not limited to TV. Professionally, he works as a principal timpanist together with Kinnor Philharmonic, and with the Independence Messiah Festival Orchestra, he worked as the solo timpanist. From 1992 until the orchestra’s final year in 2005, he played in that group’s annual performance of the Messiah at the Community of Christ Auditorium. He performed with the Moody Blues at Sandstone Amphitheater and also with the Kansas City Symphony, and the Kansas City Percussion Quartet.
Moreover, he is the Chief Guest Conductor of the Kansas City Youth Symphony, he has trained that group in Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College, the United States Pavilion at the 1992 World’s Fair in Seville, Kemper Arena, and lately in Carnegie Hall in New York City. Apart from his Youth Symphony activities, he has emerged as a guest conductor at area symphonies, bands, community orchestras, and secondary schools.
Additionally, his friends know him as an excellent copycat of cartoon voices. He is the voice of his own cartoon personality Georgie Global, which has occurred on TV, the Web, and in newspapers across the nation. To further a hobby he started in grade school, he plans to continue his job of doing voice-overs when he quits broadcasting.
Bryan Busby KMBC 9 News
Busby works with KMBC 9 News where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Pete Grigsby
- Neville Miller
- Katie Horner
- Nick Bender
- Karen Kornacki
- Len Jennings
- Len Dawson
- Donna Pitman
- Kris Ketz
- Emily Holwick
- Kelly Eckerman
- Cody Holyoke
- Larry Moore
- Rob Hughes
- Johnny Rowlands
- Brian Johnson
- Martin Augustine
Bryan Busby’s Net Worth
Busby’s career as Chief meteorologist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Bryan Busby Salary
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Bryan Busby’s Parents and Siblings
Born and raised in the United States, Busby posted on his Instagram page wishing his pops a happy birthday on February 22. He manages to keep information regarding his mom and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available to the public.
Bryan Busby Wife/ Spouse
Busby manages to keep information regarding whether or not he is in marriage. An update of this information will be out once information regarding whether or not he is in marriage is available to the public.
Bryan Busby Kids
Busby manages to keep information regarding whether or not he has any children away from the public. An update of this information will be out when available.
Bryan Busby Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Busby is vocal on her social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 26.2k followers, around 36k followers on her Facebook page, and about 3,217 followers on his Instagram account.