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.
A new season of “Survivor” is set to begin with 20 castaways battling for the $1 million prize. This time, the show unites 10 new players with 10 returning favorites.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are now just one year away. North Texas resident and gold medal gymnast Carly Patterson is counting down to the games.
If you picked good grades, you’re wrong.
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas has always produced impressive graduates. But lately, academics has also been making for some really impressive kids.
At first blush, you may laugh at the idea of makeup for men, but it’s the fastest growing segment of the beauty industry.
Check out a picture of Brendan’s birthday cake!
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison’s immigration reform proposal is getting a failing grade from some North Texans who argue that it provides no real path to U.S. citizenship.
You can’t have a good holiday without a good turkey, and the experts at Butterball are ready and waiting by the phone to help you with any preparation mishaps.
Fort Worth native Kyle Sherman has been performing his original music seriously for about the past decade, bringing inspirational songs to North Texas and beyond.
Tech gadgets are always a popular gift during the holiday season. Check out this year’s list of top notebook computers that can even double as tablets.
NASCAR racer Tony Stewart has brought his Office Depot show car to North Texas for fans, ahead of a big race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
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