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Brian Tabick

Brian Tabick is a Multimedia Journalist for KIMT.

Title: Multimedia Journalist
brian.tabick@kimt.com

Brian Tabick was born in Roselle, a northwest suburb of Chicago.

He later moved to Algonquin, Illinois. There, he attended Jacobs High School. As a freshman, he knew he wanted to pursue a career in journalism. Growing up, his family frequently watched the local news and he eventually became fascinated with how the news industry works.

After attending Jacobs High School, he started at a community college, Harper College in Palatine, not far from where he lived. There, he spent time taking several writing courses as well as public speaking classes before he obtained a spot on the school’s radio station. In his radio show, he discussed the news headlines as well trending news stories that happened for the day.

After graduating from Harper College, he ended his radio show and ventured to Chicago where he started school at Columbia College. Attending Columbia isn’t a memory he will soon forget.

“The connections with the people you meet, not only with the students, but with the teachers, is something that you will cherish forever”, he says. “The teachers really know how to push you and make sure you are putting your best work into what you are doing.”

Brian really enjoyed the introductory classes at Columbia, but he was thirsty to keep pushing himself to quench his interest in the news world.

He started interning at Fox 32 Chicago. He started working there as a sports intern. He would frequently go out to interview the players after sporting events. If he wasn’t out helping with interviews, he could be found watching and editing the highlights for the evening broadcast.

Still not completely fulfilling his need for the news, Brian eventually moved to the news department of Fox 32 and started working in the city as a local freelance reporter with a few other students when he finished his shift at Fox.

After working as a freelance reporter for almost a year and finishing school at Columbia, he received a call from KIMT News 3 to work as the camera operator. Thrilled by the idea of working in the industry and being able to tell the facts of the news for KIMT, Brian jumped at the job and now works as the live truck operator as well as covering local events.

Recent Posts by Brian Tabick

John Adams Middle School students get hands-on experience with STEM

John Adams Middle School students get hands-on experience with STEM

Local woman steps up for young couple in need

Local woman steps up for young couple in need

City addresses flooding issues in two Mason City neighborhoods

City addresses flooding issues in two Mason City neighborhoods.

Manly dog breeder testifies to have 13 animals returned

Barbra Kavars, the owner of White Fire Kennel in Manly where around 154 samoyed dogs were seized on November 12th took the stand testified Tuesday to explain why she should have 9 dogs and four cats returned to her.

Manly dog breeder looks to keep some of the seized dogs

The owner of White Fire Kennel in Manly, Barb Kavars, made her first appearance in court Monday after filing a petition to keep nine Samoyeds and four cats of the nearly 160 dogs seized in mid-November.

Latest on Mason City shooting involving a UP railroad special agent

On Friday, we continued to follow a shooting in Mason City that has one man recovering from a gunshot wound.

Owner of Las Palmas apologizes to employees and community

More than 100 employees at four Las Palmas restaurants in both Iowa and Minnesota are getting back pay after the US Department of Labor said the restaurant wasn’t paying them properly.

Back taxes on Southbridge Mall not a burden on River City Renaissance project

Back taxes on Southbridge Mall not a burden on River City Renaissance project

Several rows of corn left in field to block snow drifts this winter

The DOT asks that farmers leave a few rows of corn on the South and east sides of major roadways to catch the snow.

NIACOG puts out public survey

NIACOG puts out public survey

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