A Storyteller With A Spotlight On Community

On-Air TV Host, Voice Actor, MC, Auctioneer, Video Producer

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About Brian

Telling / living a compelling story

Live life to the fullest! Brian is an Emmy-winning TV journalist, an Audible Approved voice actor, an MC/auctioneer, and a video producer. He’s also a husband and dad who thrives on giving back to his community. His work is focused on delivering a message that resonates–whether that’s in a newscast, as an MC for a charity event, or via a compelling video or audio project.

2022 Episode 25: Education and Race, School Safety and Gun Violence, and Preschool Expansion Challenges

Podcast

In another education-focused episode, Brian Callanan of Seattle Channel follows up with Dr. Stephan Blanford of the Children’s Alliance (and former Seattle School Board Director) about his work with acclaimed author Heather McGhee and her study of race-based, “zero-sum” thinking, with a special focus on educational opportunity.  Dr. Blanford also discusses growing concerns over school […]

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“50 States”: An Audiobook Journey

Voice Actor

What a trip! I really enjoyed narrating “50 States” by Richard R. Becker, a collection of short stories that literally takes the listener across all fifty states in the U.S. This is the first time I’ve ever done a book of short stories, and it was one of the most challenging projects I’ve had to […]

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Voice Actor

A Choice Voice

Brian is an Audible Approved voice actor who’s produced more than 70 audiobooks released on Audible, Amazon, iTunes, and Downpour. His work includes genres from sci-fi and fantasy to nonfiction and biographies. Brian also does commercial work, and teaches a course on audiobooks to authors and narrators looking to get into the industry.

On-Air TV Host

Award-Winning Journalism

Brian is a five-time Emmy winner in television news. He currently serves as an on-air host/moderator for The Seattle Channel, a city-run station which has won the “Excellence in Government Programming” Award as the top municipal TV station in the country 8 of the past 10 years. A veteran journalist who’s been in the industry since 1995, Brian has the expertise and connections to provide event moderation, on-air hosting/political insight, or media training for your business.

MC / Auctioneer

Taking your auction / event to the next level

Brian has a passion for organizations that help our community, and brings that energy into his work as an emcee and auctioneer. From emceeing charity events, to moderating town hall discussions on the Seattle Channel, to serving as an auctioneer for school auctions, Brian provides a dynamic, inspiring presence to every event he’s part of. Brian has more than 17 years of experience as an MC, moderator, public speaker, and auctioneer. 

Video Producer

Professional video at the speed of news

Brian has spent more than 25 years producing network television segments as well as promotional videos for schools, businesses, and nonprofits. As a five-time regional Emmy winner, Brian is a seasoned professional who knows the craft of storytelling. From short, minute-long social media videos to longer branded content, Brian has the writing and producing skills to bring your video project to life.