Brian Loftus Biography
Brian Loftus is an American Emmy award-winning anchor working for KLAS-TV 8 News Now in Las Vegas, Nevada. He joined the station in 2009 as Morning Traffic Anchor. Previously he worked at KLSX (97.1 FM Talk) in Los Angeles.
Brian Loftus Date of Birth / Birthday
Loftus was born on April 10, 1986, in Chicago, Illinois. He celebrates his birthday on April 10 every year. Loftus is 36 years old as of 2022.
Brian Loftus Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Brian Loftus Partner/Wife
Loftus is married to his better half Mae Mallari Loftus. Mae is an independent College Counselor and Founder of College Set Goal. During their free time, they likes spending time together with their children.
Brian Loftus Kids/Children
Loftus and Mae are proud parents of their two daughters. He has not shared their names.
Brian Loftus Relatives/ Family
Loftus was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois to his mother Mary Clare Loftus, and his father who he has not shared his name.
Brian Loftus Schooling/Education
Loftus attended Lyons Township High School where he received his High School Diploma. From there, he joined the University of Iowa. After finishing his studies there, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English. In addition to that, he wanted to further his education and joined Loyola Marymount University where he earned his Master of Arts in Teaching.
Brian Loftus Profession
Loftus is an Emmy Award-Winning Anchor at 8 News Now in Las Vegas. He anchors 5 p.m, 6 p.m, and 11 p.m. newscasts after joining the station as a Morning Traffic Anchor. During his tenure at the station, he worked his way up through the rank, and in 2014, he was elevated to a Morning Anchor on “Good Day.” In addition to that, he was promoted to an Evening Anchor in early 2018.
His career in journalism began in Los Angeles working on radio, KLSX (97.1 FM Talk. He joined KLSX in 2002 as the Producer/Writer. He was one of the on-air personalities of “The Film Freak Show.” In 2007, he leap from radio to TV broadcasting and began working at KMPH-TV (FOX) in Fresno as a Feature Reporter. During his working time there, he covered a five-hour morning show, “Great Day” and covered every live shot imaginable on the popular.
While working at 8 News Now KLAS-TV, he carried two franchises. He helped ve traffic problems troubling viewers through a daily segment called “What’s Driving You Crazy.” She anchored that show from 2009-2014. Loftus also anchored a weekly segment that highlights positive programs in local schools, “What’s Cool at School,” since 2014.
Throughout his career, he has interviewed everyone from local leaders like Sheriff Joe Lombardo and Mayor Carolyn Goodman to musicians such as Guns N’ Roses, Rascal Flatts, and Carlos Santana, as well as comedians and performers from up and down the Strip. Furthermore, during the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, he covered the Golden Knights from Washington D.C.
Apart from being in the studio, he is out training as a Gondolier at The Venetian putting together creative, original segments. He might also be singing and dancing with “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert and drumming with the Blue Man Group.
During his leisure time, he likes reading, hiking, biking, as well as swimming. In addition to that, he loves sports, he is a big fan of the Bears, the Chicago Cubs, and also Bruce Springsteen.
Brian Loftus Income
Loftus receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Brian Loftus Net Worth
Through Loftus’s career as an anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
His work has been recognized and won several awards. In 2017, he earned the NASB Media Award for Outstanding Education Reporting, “What’s Cool at School.” In the same year, he received an Emmy for Special Events Coverage, after hosting and anchoring the highly rated New Year’s Eve Countdown Show from the Las Vegas Strip, which is seen live in 12 cities.
Brian Loftus Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Loftus is active on his social media accounts. He has about 2.3K followers on his Facebook Page, about 7,275 followers on his Twitter account, and around 1,372 followers on his Instagram account.