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Brian Kirkpatrick


Brian Kirkpatrick has been a journalist in Texas most of his life, covering San Antonio news since 1993, including the deadly October 1998 flooding, the arrival of the Toyota plant in 2003, and the base closure and realignments in 2005. 

He also served as news director and anchor at KTSA and Metro Networks, and was previously the "Morning Edition" anchor at Texas Public Radio. His early career included work as a news anchor and production assistant for the Texas State News Network/Dallas Cowboys Radio Network in Dallas, from 1988-1993. During his years at TSN, he helped cover the Luby’s mass shooting in Killeen and the Branch Davidian standoff at Mount Carmel. Kirkpatrick read his first newscast on a small radio station in the Hill Country as a teenager in 1981.

Brian returns to reporting after teaching high school journalism at Harlandale High School in San Antonio for the past seven years. 

Northwest Vista College
Contributed photo / Northwest Vista College

More than 98,000 students return to classes Monday at Northeast Lakeview, Northwest Vista, Palo Alto, St. Philip's and San Antonio colleges.

Camille Phillips / Texas Public Radio

More than 31,000 students at the University of Texas at San Antonio return to classes on Tuesday on the main and the downtown campuses, according to a UTSA news release.

Low water crossing in Oakland Estates
Brian Kirkpatrick / Texas Public Radio

The peak of hurricane season has arrived for San Antonio and South Texas, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service reports August and September are two of the busiest months for tropical storms to move inland from the Gulf of Mexico.


Contributed photo / San Antonio Solid Waste Management Department

While there are no big profits for businesses in recycling, there are benefits companies might be overlooking, according to a marketing manager with the city’s solid waste management department.

Contributed photo / Frost Bank

A leader in San Antonio and South Texas business, banking, and philanthropy has died. Tom C. Frost Jr. was 90.