Brent Carney


Brent Carney joined KXAN in May 2012 as the weekend sports anchor.

Prior to Austin, he lived in Lexington, KY., working for NBC affiliate WLEX. While there he covered the University of Kentucky’s 2012 National Championship basketball team and four Kentucky Derbies.

Brent is a graduate of Saint Louis University and grew up in Nashville. He began his career working as a multimedia reporter at WJHL and the Bristol Herald-Courier, covering news and sports in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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