Before moving to Chico, Brian was a reporter and anchor in Dothan, Alabama.
Brian graduated from the University of Minnesota with a broadcast journalism degree, with Spanish and English minors. During his junior year, he had the incredible experience of studying abroad in Toledo, Spain.
In his free time, Brian enjoys reading, hiking, and visiting his extended family in California.
Although he hails from the land of ice and snow near Minneapolis, Brian is happy to be reporting in the Central Valley and welcomes story ideas at Brian.T.Johnson@abc.com.
Tulare County teens charged with murder of 16-year-old Ignacio Lemus
Two South Valley teens arrested in connection with the murder of 16-year-old Ignacio Lemus stood side by side as they made their first court appearance late Tuesday afternoon.
Visalia attorney could be disbarred for taking $33,000 from auto accident client
ONLY ON ACTION NEWS: According to documents filed with the State Bar Court, Richard Rumery intends to stop practicing law this year and resign from the bar.
'We would always go to sleep hungry': Young Visalia girl describes life of harsh punishments, little food
The girl and her older brother were allegedly abused by their father and stepmother, Jose and Alice Vasquez, who gave them small meals and punished them if they ate leftovers.
Shocking new details revealed as trial begins for Visalia couple, Alice and Jose Vasquez, accused of starving children
A Visalia police officer said when he saw the children in hospital with their joints protruding, they reminded him of the way Holocaust survivors looked.
Accused sexual predator and murder suspect Nickey Stane back in court
Nickey Stane is accused of terrorizing women throughout the Central Valley over many years, and raping and murdering Fresno State student Debbie Dorian.
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