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.

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2021 Episode 23: Speeding up Homeless Shelter Spending, New Tenant Protections Possibly Illegal, Decriminalizing Psychedelic Drugs?

Podcast

Learn about the latest in local public affairs in about the time it takes for a coffee break! Brian Callanan of Seattle Channel and Kevin Schofield of Seattle City Council Insight discuss a new push on the Council for emergency shelter funding, regulating independent contractors and food delivery drivers, legal questions around the Council’s new […]

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Now Batting…

Voice Actor

I’m excited to collaborate with author Marie Biro and narrate her new novel, “The Longest Home Run.” As a lifelong baseball fan, I was drawn into this work by its reference to a statistic all hitters dream about: who hit the longest home run in Major League Baseball history? Marie’s book is based on many […]

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Voice Actor

A Choice Voice

Brian is an Audible Approved voice actor who’s produced more than 40 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.