Brian Sussman Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, KSFO and Salary

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Brian Sussman Biography

Brian Sussman is a conservative American journalist who serves as a talk radio host in the San Francisco Bay region and a former meteorologist. He hosts the KSFO radio station’s, Morning Show.

After graduating from the University of Missouri, Sussman began his television career with Columbia in 1977. In 1980, Sussman became a weather anchor: first with KOLO-TV in Reno, Nevada, then with KNTV in San Jose, California in 1983, then with KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh in 1987.

As a KDKA meteorologist, Sussman volunteered to teach meteorological concepts to kids at local schools on behalf of For Spacious Skies, a non-profit organization. From 1988 to 1993, Sussman was contracted to replace CBS with a weather anchor. From 1989 to 2000, Sussman was the meteorologist at night with the San Francisco CBS affiliate KPIX.

Shortly after the retirement of long-time anchor and local personality Dave McElhatton, Sussman left KPIX in 2000 to begin a career with KSFO in conversation radio. He temporarily returned to KPIX in 2001 as the 11 p.m. weather forecaster. In 2000, soon after the retirement of long-time anchor and local personality Dave McElhatton, Sussman left KPIX to begin his radio talk career on the Left Coast’s KSFO program Right Thinking. He also hosted his own conservative talk radio show, The Brian Sussman Show, offered weekdays at 6 p.m. By 8 p.m. KSFO’s PT.

A Veteran Meteorologist Exposes the Global Warming Scam published on Earth Day, April 22, 2010, nationally in the United States and via internet marketing channels. Sussman argues in the book that climate change is independent of human activity. He also wrote Eco-Tyranny: How the Green Agenda of the Left is going to decommission America.

A photo of Brian Sussman
A photo of Brian Sussman

Sussman has been one of the market’s top television meteorologists and he is recognized by his peers as one of the most accurate and entertaining in the business. Sussman accolades include numerous Emmy Awards, Associated Press Awards for “Best Weathercast” (eight times), and Radio and Television News Director’s trophies for “Best Weathercast” (also eight times). The National Education Associated also presented Brian with a distinguished service honor for an elementary science curriculum he co-authored.

Brian Sussman Age

Sussman was born on April 3, 1956, in, East Los Angeles, CA as Brian Jay Sussman. He is 64 years old as of 2020.

Brian Sussman Family | Mother

Sussman is an East Los Angeles, California Area media icon,  his family moved to Glenview, Illinois, outside of Chicago, Illinois after he was born. He was raised in a non-religious family, but the culture growing up was distinctly Jewish. Brian witnessed a series of deadly tragedies during his middle school years and he became determined to know God. Sussman’s introduction occurred in college.

However, he has not shared further information regarding his mother, father, and siblings.

Brian Sussman Wife

He is married to the former Sue Rittenhouse and has three sons and one daughter together, three of whom have been adopted.

Brian Sussman Kids

Sussman and his wife have three sons, Kevin, Andy, and Dan Sussman, and one daughter. Three of their children are adopted. Sussman and his wife were quoted saying, “We have four children, three have been adopted, but we forget three.

He has been recognized by the State of California for assisting in the adoption of foster children. Brian has a foundation, Brian’s kids through which he has utilized the airwaves of KPIX-TV in San Francisco to highlight children waiting for adoptive families.

Through Brian’s kids, four hundred foster children have placed into permanent families between 1989 and 2001 thanks to Brian’s kids. His family also expanded during those special years through adoption.

Brian Sussman Education

After high school, he went on to study at the University of Missouri.

Brian Sussman Podcast

He hosts the Another Chance podcast which features amazing stories about real people who have personally experienced a divine reboot.

Brian Sussman  KSFO

Sussman hosts the KSFO Morning Show at 5 a.m. Around 9 a.m. PT, Monday through Friday, having replaced long-time host Lee Rodgers on February 19, 2010. He was formally assisted by Tom Benner, who provided traffic reports under the name of “Officer Vic”. Further assistance on the show is provided by a business reporter “Big Buck” McQuillan from The Wall Street Journal.

The show provides Bay Area Conservatives with up-to-date local and national news, traffic and weather updates every weekday morning on KSFO 560 AM. KSFO Morning Show has featured many big-name guests, including Conservative author and columnist Ann Coulter, former UN Ambassador John Bolton, Congressman Tom McClintock, musician and author Ted Nugent, and actress and activist Janine Turner.

Brian Sussman and Katie Green

Katie Green was added to the KSFO morning show and became a co-host to Sussman. Katie was born and raised in Castro Valley, California. She took her first steps into the radio world back in 2008, co-hosting the morning show on a local alternative rock station.

Brian Sussman Books

Eco-Tyranny: How the Left’s Green Agenda will Dismantle America. April 2012.
Climategate: A Veteran Meteorologist Exposes The Global Warming Scam. April 2010.

Brian Sussman Salary

Sussman’s salary is not yet disclosed.

Brian Sussman Net Worth

The talk radio host and former newsman have earned greatly from his career. He has acquired much popularity and has become a very influential person in San Francisco. However, his net worth is not yet revealed.

Brian Sussman Website | Blog

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