Brian Bishop

POSTED: 2:10 PM Jun 05 2012   UPDATED: 4:55 PM Nov 05 2012

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Reporter/multimedia journalist Brian Bishop is a Kingsport native who loves reporting in the Tri-Cities.

Brian attended Dobyns-Bennett High School and began his career in radio. He worked for Citadel Communications as a radio anchor and won several Associated Press Awards while still attending East Tennessee State University.

He has also worked in newspapers and anchored news cut-ins on the local ABC station. This is Brian’s second stint at News 5, WCYB. He also was a reporter from 2000-2002. Brian is glad to be back at what has always seemed like his broadcasting home and he looks forward to being at News 5 for a long time.

Brian, his wife and three boys spend plenty of time enjoying the outdoor lakes and mountains of the Tri Cities and his hobbies including acting and singing.

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