Michael Brownlee Joins NBC4 LA as Co-Anchor and Reporter

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    Michael Brownlee Joins NBC4 LA as Co-Anchor and Reporter

    BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
    Michael Brownlee is joining NBC4 Los Angeles as Co-Anchor and General
    Assignment reporter, starting November 7. Brownlee will co-anchor the
    station?s new mid-day newscast alongside Lucy Noland and serve as a
    General Assignment Reporter for the early morning newscast ?Today in LA.?

      Michael Brownlee, NBC4 Los Angeles (Photo: Business Wire)

    Michael Brownlee, NBC4 Los Angeles (Photo: Business Wire)

    ?Michael has the right combination of on-air vitality and journalism
    experience that is well-known in the greater Los Angeles area,? said
    Steve Carlston, the newly named President and General Manager at NBC4
    Los Angeles. ?He is a dynamic Anchor who will further strengthen our
    newscasts.?

    Since 2003, Brownlee served as a general assignment reporter and weekend
    anchor at KCOP?s My 13 News in Los Angeles, where he covered a variety
    of feature, local and community news stories. Previously, he was a
    Reporter at KCBS Los Angeles starting in 2000.

    ?NBC4 LA is home?to some of the most talented, respected and sought
    after journalists in the market and to be part of this incredible team
    is truly an honor for me,? said Brownlee, a San Diego native who started
    his broadcasting career in radio. In 1995, he joined NBC?s KYMA in Yuma,
    Arizona as General Assignment Reporter and quickly moved into an Anchor
    post for the station?s evening newscast.?Later, he joined Real TV as
    Correspondent and Producer from 1996 to 1999.

    Brownlee?s connection to television and broadcasting stems from his
    parents. His father worked three decades in programming at CBS? KFMB;
    his mother had a long career as a film editor and director at KGTV and
    KUSI. In addition to his news career, Brownlee has made appearances in
    such shows as Everybody Hates Chris, Boston Legal, Charmed and Strong
    Medicine. He?s also been cast in such big screen hits as Bruce Almighty
    and most recently War of the Worlds.

    Brownlee received his B.A. in Broadcast Journalism with a Sociology
    minor from San Diego State University. He is a member of the National
    Association of Black Journalists.

    Brownlee resides in Los Angeles with his wife and 22-month-old baby girl.

    ABOUT NBC4 LOS ANGELES

    NBC4 LA (KNBC) is the West Coast flagship of the 10 NBC owned television
    stations. It produces more than 30 hours each week of local news and
    information across its multiple platforms, including the main broadcast
    channel 4, online at WWW.NBCLA.COM
    and California Nonstop ? the 24/7 news and information channel that airs
    on NBC4 LA?s digital channel 4.2. Serving the Los Angeles community
    since 1949, NBC4 LA?s news operation has received nearly every industry
    award bestowed on local news, including numerous Los Angeles Emmy and
    Golden Mike Awards, as well as two national Edward R. Murrow Awards and
    a Peabody Award.

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    Contacts

    NBC4 Los Angeles
    Terri Rosales, 818.840.3612
    terri.hernandezrosales@nbcuni.com

    Source: NBC4 Los Angeles

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    Michael Brownlee, NBC4 Los Angeles (Photo: Business Wire)

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