Brendan co-anchors CBS 11 News This Morning with Adrienne Bankert weekdays from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Brendan is a Dallas native and received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas. After graduating, he covered the state legislature in Baton Rouge for the Louisiana NBC affiliates and later the Alabama state legislature for WAKA-TV in Montgomery, Alabama. He went on to become an investigative reporter and fill-in anchor for WBRC-TV in Birmingham, Alabama, and then a reporter and fill-in anchor for News 12 in New York. Brendan joined KXAS as a reporter in 1998. He was a weekend morning anchor, reporter and investigative reporter until 2004, when he began co-anchoring NBC 5 Today.
After leaving KXAS in January 2010, Higgins wrote, produced and hosted “Wasted America,” a program exposing wasteful government spending. He was also the writer/producer/host of the in-flight travel show “It’s Good to Have Friends” for SwiftAir Media, a company in which he is a Founding Principal.
Brendan enjoys throwing the football with his two sons. He is also fond of catching footballs thrown by his two sons.
North Texas author Harry Hunsicker is getting critical acclaim for his latest thriller, “The Contractors.” Hunsicker stopped by the CBS 11 News studio to talk about the book.
Ford is unveiling their new 2015 Ford Expedition on Wednesday at the DFW Auto Show, but they brought the vehicle by the CBS 11 News studio first. Check it out!
Some big names in entertainment have come from the Lone Star State, and the latest is DFW’s own Paola Andino, star of the new Nickelodeon series “Every Witch Way.”
With so many stores and so many deals, Black Friday shopping can be confusing. But expert Stephanie Rector knows exactly how to find all of the best savings online.
A tradition will return on Thankgiving as the Cowboys team up with The Salvation Army once again for the start of the Red Kettle Campaign at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
Sercret Service agent Clint Hill jumped into President Kennedy’s limo when shots were fired, and he was in DFW again on Friday for the 50th anniversary of that dark day.
On the day that President Kennedy was assassinated, 50 years ago in downtown Dallas, Hugh Aynesworth was a 32-year-old reporter. But he was there only as a spectator.
Country music singer Rudy Gatlin will be performing with the Highland Park Lads and Lassies Choir at the Eisemann Center in Richardson on December 2 as part of a benefit show.
CBS News chief correspondent Bob Schieffer was in Dallas when President Kennedy was shot, and spoke with CBS 11 News from Dealey Plaza about that day, 50 years ago.
One of the biggest Veterans Day parades in North Texas takes place in Dallas each year. Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Charles DeBellevue is one of the grand marshals in the parade.
After their time of service, many veterans struggle to overcome PTSD. David Hillary talks about his experience during and after his time in the miltiary.
While it is certainly worth honoring our nation’s heroes, it is also important to recognize those who support veterans.