James Brown is the daily traffic reporter and fill-in weather anchor with KKTV Channel 11 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
James is originally from Hartsville, South Carolina. After graduating from high school, he joined the Air Force and worked as a Command and Control Specialist. He’s served in several states in the U.S. including Texas, Ohio, Florida and Louisiana. He also served in Germany and Turkey. He found himself in Colorado Springs stationed at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). James retired after 20 years of honorable service.
James is a graduate of the Columbia School of Broadcasting, Hollywood, California and Pikes Peak Community College where he received an Associates Degree in Broadcasting. He then attended the Colorado State University-Pueblo where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. James is currently working on his Meteorology Degree through Mississippi State University.
He has worked in radio for more than 25 years. In his spare time, James enjoys photography and has a DJ service.
He is married, and has a daughter and a rabbit named Cinnamon.
Favorite Movie: Airplane
Favorite Celebrities: Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock
Favorite TV Shows: 2 Broke Girls and Two And A Half Men
Favorite Classic TV Shows: Three's Company, Police Squad
Favorite Song: Unchained Melody, I Like The Way You Move (Outcast)
Favorite Musician: James Brown "The God Father of Soul"
Favorite Snack Peanut Butter-N-Jelly
Favorite Animal My Rabbit Cinnamon
Favorite Vacation Spot: Izmir, Turkey
Hidden Talent: The Finger Dance
Best Known For: Saying "How's Your Family?" and Hawaiian Shirt Friday
Favorite Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Lakers
Star Sign: Taurus
Favorite Thing To Do: Cruise Academy Blvd
Weird Superstition: I don't clip my nails Friday through Monday because it's bad luck