Brendan Higgins 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.
How often do sequels live up to the originals? James Faust with the Dallas Film Society looks at “Fast & Furious 6″ and “The Hangover III,” but only one of those two movies is worthwhile.
Budget cuts forced Fort Worth to close city pools in need of repairs, but those pools are set to open again. Fort Worth city councilman Joel Burns talked about the opening.
The family film “Epic” opens in theaters this weekend. James Faust from the Dallas Film Society saw the animated flick, and thought it was a great action movie for the whole family.
Cyclists across North Texas will honor fellow riders who died in incidents on public roadways. It’s called ‘Ride of Silence,’ and it’s an effort in raise awareness of cyclists on the roads.
The U.S. Postal Service is holding the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Find out how you can help out.
Leonardo DiCaprio is back for the summer with a film remake of the classic novel “The Great Gatsby.” James Faust with the Dallas Film Society said that the movie looks great, but feels off.
The summer blockbuster movie season is kicking off this year with “Iron Man 3.” James Faust with the Dallas Film Society saw the movie and shared his review.
Dogs are invited to Rangers Ballpark this week for ‘Bark in the Park,’ and one of the pooches who will be present is Norman, a dog who can ride a bike.
A movie that was shot in Dallas is making its North Texas debut. “Language of a Broken Heart” was written by Juddy Talt and produced by Luke Coffee, and both guys act in the film.
Scientists are ready to take on the challenge of mapping the human brain. Dr. Crystal Foster explains how the research could help things like PTSD and Alzheimer’s disease.
War veterans face several issues when returning from service, including integrating back in with society. But a new North Texas program is training veterans on proper use of medical equipment.
From a studio in the backyard of her University Park home, Lucrecia Waggoner has been quietly making a name for herself in the world of art, through dynamic ceramic pieces.
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