Brian joined the FOX 59/CBS 4 team in September of 2015. Born and raised in Carmel, he is thrilled to be back in the Indianapolis area serving his hometown.

Brian came from WHIO, the CBS station in Dayton, OH. There he was a reporter and also wrote for the local newspapers.

Brian is an avid sports fan. He bleeds blue and has lived the majority of his life with Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck as the Colts quarterbacks! He’s also been a lifelong Pacers fan and hopes the team can bring a NBA title to Indianapolis.

In the past, Brian worked for KOMU, the NBC affiliate in Columbia MO., Newsy and Golf Channel. He’s a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and also an Eagle Scout.

Brian is always looking for stories to share so if you’d like to see something on TV, send him a tip or just say hello at bbondus@Fox59.com​


Recent Articles
  • Vandals cause $6,000 worth of damages at Lawrence Street Department

    LAWRENCE, Ind. – The Lawrence street director says vandals broke into his facility off of 53rd Street last week and caused $6,000 worth of damages. “Definitely going to hurt. We could have used that this winter coming up,” said Lawrence Street Director David Lotts. “I was all stocked up with salt and brine and it’s going to sting a little bit.” Lotts says vandals broke in sometime Thursday night and drained about 3,000 gallons of brine, which is the material […]

  • Police: Woman seriously injured, found in ditch after hit-and-run in Lebanon

    LEBANON, Ind. – Police are investigating after a woman was found in a ditch following a hit-and-run in Lebanon on Friday morning. A passerby called police just before 6:30 a.m. about an unconscious person found in the ditch. Emergency responders located a woman in a ditch between I-65 and Perry Worth Road near its intersection at County Road 300. Investigators say it appears she was struck by a car, but neither the driver or the vehicle were at the scene. […]

  • Gen Con expected to bring a $70 million economic impact to Central Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Gen Con’s 50th Anniversary convention is a complete sell out in downtown Indianapolis this weekend and city leaders estimate the event will bring a $70 million economic impact to the region. “It’s the largest convention we’ve hosted year in and year out and this year will be blockbuster,” Visit Indy Senior Vice President Chris Gahl said. “It’s been fun to see their physical footprint grow and it’s been fun to grow with them as we’ve seen new […]

  • Former bounty hunter tracks down suspect who stole his stepson’s truck

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A former bounty hunter helped his 25-year-old stepson track down the suspect who stole his truck on the near southwest side Tuesday. “He run over my boy. He almost left my grandbaby without a father,” said Lonnie Belcher, the former bounty hunter. Ronnie Payne was visiting a friend Tuesday morning in the 1200 block of Hiatt Street in Indianapolis when he heard someone trying to get into his truck. “I looked at him was like, ‘dude what are […]

  • Fishers officials aware of traffic concerns leading up to IKEA opening

    FISHERS, Ind. – IKEA announced Tuesday that it plans to open its Fishers location in early October and with that comes concerns from local residents about an increased amount of traffic in the area. “It’s already hard to get off the freeway here as it is and I think it’s going to make it worse,” Fishers resident Meghan Brown said. “(The traffic is) horrible. Especially in the morning time and to get to downtown it takes you about 45 minutes.” […]

  • Indy Star reporters among those caught in Charlottesville violence

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Two members of the Indy Star traveled to Virginia this weekend to cover the protest and while they were in the midst of documenting history, both were caught up in the violence that erupted. “This is the worst of humanity I’ve seen,” Indy Star Visuals Manager Mykal McEldowney said. “The hate speech, the fighting… there was no discussion back and forth it was just shouting and punches and weapons and smoke. I mean it was terrible.” McEldowney […]

  • Indiana school districts find different ways to approach social media

    AVON, Ind. – While school districts across the state continue to expand their online curriculum, they are all experimenting with what social media sites to allow or not allow for students and staff. “It really is something school corporations are struggling to figure out how to have some uniformity and constituency with the technology,” said Emily Perry, founder of child advocacy center Susie’s Place. The Indiana Department Education compiled a map that includes every school district in the state and […]

  • Police looking for vandals targeting Speedway businesses

    SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Speedway police are looking for a suspect or suspects that spray-painted several pictures on the back of businesses along Main Street this week. Police believed the vandalism happened sometime late Tuesday night or early Wednesday. Speedway Trophy Center and Clock Repair shop was one of the businesses that was hit. The owner cleaned up his building Wednesday afternoon, but said the vandals had created a clock that read, “Times up.” The other pictures were of initials and […]

  • Actual opioid deaths much higher in Indiana than first thought, report says

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A new study shows opioid-related mortality rates are vastly under reported nationwide and Indiana has one of the largest discrepancies. Researchers at University of Virginia found corrected opioid-related mortality rates are 24 percent higher than the reported rates across the nation in 2014. In Indiana, the actual opioid-related mortality rate was more than double compared to what was reported in 2014, according to the report. “2017 will be a record number of naloxone administrations, which is a […]

  • ‘The Armless Archer’ competes in able-body division at USA Archery Outdoor National Championships

    WESTFIELD, Ind. – When the more than 1,100 archers took to the field this week at Grand Park for the USA Archery Outdoor National Championships one archer sits below the field, but is looked up to by all. “I mean a lot of times you’re like, ‘oh’ man it’s a surprise,’ but with Matt nothing really surprises anybody anymore,” 14-time World Champion Gold Medalist Reo Wilde said. Matt Stutzman was born in 1982 with no arms, but that hasn’t stopped […]