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Daniel Brown

News Director
Credit: Scott Eslinger

Daniel Brown was named News Director of KBMT 12News in July 2019.

Brown comes to Southeast Texas from the TEGNA station WCNC in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he was assistant news director. He previously worked as morning news director at the TEGNA station 11Alive in Atlanta.

Brown has 15 years of journalism experience, with nearly 10 years managing newsrooms throughout the country.

Prior to joining TEGNA, he worked for WOIO in Cleveland, Ohio where he was an executive producer. He was a producer at WAFB in Baton Rouge, Louisiana prior to WOIO. He has covered major stories from Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Matthew to helping break the Cleveland Kidnappings case.

Brown has won numerous awards – including two back-to-back Emmy awards for ‘Best Newscast’ while at WOIO. His is a known innovator who has been recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas for original reporting on TV and digital. He has been part of news teams recognized by the RTDNA for station excellence while at WCNC and 11Alive. He has also won numerous AP awards throughout his career.

Brown is a Louisiana native. He is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University. He enjoys cheering on the Lions, LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints.

Contact Daniel Brown at DBrown@12NewsNow.com.