ABOUT JOHN

John Brown is a nationally recognized TV journalist, in-demand public speaker, radio talk show host, author of numerous books, and inventor. John is based in St. Louis where he works with Fox affiliate, Fox 2 News, KTVI.

John returned back to St. Louis in 2016 after 5 years hosting Good Day Orlando on Fox 35. He and his co-anchor were named to several “Best Of” lists during his time in Orlando. He also made worldwide headlines with his Kardashian “Walk Off” in 2015 which has been seen by an estimated 40,000,000 viewers.

Before moving to Orlando, John was also a part of Fox 2 and the host of a talk radio show, “John Brown’s Mindset”, on The Big 550 KTRS.
Prior to FOX 2, John was the Host of “The Daily Buzz”, a nationally syndicated morning news-talk show based in Orlando. He began his career in radio in Miami and also hosted a talk show in Pennsylvania.

John has several books currently on the market including “Missouri Legends”, “The Ultimate Missouri Trivia Book”, “100 Things To Do Orlando”, and is currently writing “America: Better Than Ever.”

John is also an avid runner. He has competed in dozens of marathons and half-marathons and still holds his High School record for the mile (4:29 in case you care)! That’s where he came up with the idea for BibMagnets. His invention was provisionally patented in 2016 and is getting worldwide attention in the fitness industry.

He is a native Missourian who graduated from Central Methodist University with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He was set to begin medical school in 1994, but followed his passion for news instead. His university research “Cancer and Radiation: Causation and Correlation” was even published by the Missouri Academy of Science in 1994. He also worked on his Master’s Degree at St. Louis University and Barry University in Miami.

Community & Family

John does extensive public speaking and is the author of three books currently in stores. “100 Things To Do In Orlando Before You Die” came out in 2014. John also published two history books, “Missouri Legends: Famous People From the Show Me State“, “The Ultimate Missouri Trivia Book”.

He has also served as emcee at numerous pageants, including the Miss Missouri Pageant for the last 10 years.

John is married and has two daughters. He enjoys playing with the kids, all outdoor activities, and studying history and architecture… but hates cold weather!