Brian is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster and presenter. He’s also the co-founder, co-director and chair of the Cardiff Book Festival, and the director of Stay Gold Media, which operates across broadcasting and events.
As BBC Wales’ business correspondent, Brian covers business and the economy for TV, radio and online. He was also the creative producer and presenter of a TV documentary and he presented a weekly business programme on radio. He’s covered stories for BBC Breakfast, the Six O’Clock News, the News Channel, Radio 4, 5Live, BBC Scotland and ITN. Brian was previously a political reporter.
Spotting a gap in Cardiff’s cultural scene, he started up the Cardiff Book Festival with some friends. The festival runs over three days encouraging reading, writing and debate through dozens of events.
He’s studied at Glasgow University, Cardiff University and Edinburgh Napier University and is starting a postgraduate certificate in business leadership at Cardiff Metropolitan University.