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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
  • Grinder pumps are popping up around Indy`s neighborhoods as part of sewer project

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – About 900 homeowners in Indianapolis are joining the city’s sewage system this year and with that comes some growing pains. “It all looks pretty bad around here I think,” Ravenswood resident Kevin Wilson said. “I don’t think anyone is too happy about it.” Citizen Energy Group took control the city’s sewer system in 2011. Last year, the company starting installing new low-pressure sewer systems for new neighborhoods joining the network instead of traditional systems that rely on […]

  • New scam targets comedians and other professionals

    FISHERS, Ind. — A local comedian was the target of a recent scam that actually sent him a check before asking him for money. “That’s one of those things in life I think where you have to make a decision, ‘this doesn’t seem right, but wow that’s a lot of money,'” National touring comedian and Fishers resident Scott Long said. “Maybe if I wasn’t this cynical comedian that had been built the way I am, I could have very well […]

  • HSE, Carmel Schools launch summer lunch program

    FISHERS, Ind. – Child advocates, public officials, faith and service-based organizations and the local food bank have all teamed up to create a summer lunch program for the Carmel Clay and Hamilton Southeastern School Districts. “We have a large very affluent community. However, again there’s a cost to live there and not everybody can meet it easily.’ Trisha Straus, an early intervention advocate for Fisher’s Youth Assistance Program, said. “There are times when our families have a choice, ‘Am I going to put […]

  • Cybersecurity firm monitoring online chatter for threats against IMS

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A Carmel-based cybersecurity firm will assist the FBI and Department of Homeland Security this year at the Indianapolis 500 by monitoring online chatter for digital and physical threats. “Our objective is to protect people,” Rook Security Director of Security Operations Tom Gorup said.  “We will be monitoring dark web sites, hacker forums as well as social media outlets for potential attacks against the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from digital perspective and physical perspective.” Gorup explained digital threats can range […]

  • Campus Parkway at I-69 shifts to double-crossover diamond traffic pattern May 16

    HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. – Big traffic changes will happen Tuesday night to a busy interchange in Fishers. Construction crews plan to shift the Campus Parkway interchange at I-69 Exit 210 into a double-crossover diamond traffic pattern starting at 9 p.m. The only closures that will take place during the construction of the new interchange are from 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16 to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17. During that time period, access to and from all interchange ramps will remain […]

  • Indy racing fans ready for Grand Prix

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Racing fans from across the globe were ecstatic to be back at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Friday as crews prepare for the Verizon Indy Car Series Grand Prix. “The first time back every year, it’s the same feeling over and over,” racing fan David Osborn said. “It’s like getting chills.” “I just can’t wait to get back. Soon as the race day is over, I’m ready to come back again next year. I can’t wait for May […]

  • Saddlebrook homeowners rally to raise nearly $300,000 to reopen golf course

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Homeowners in Saddlebrook along 56th Street were determined not to see their golf course turn into apartments and new development. “It’s one of those modern-day David versus Goliath kind of stories,” Saddlebrook Capital Campaign Committee Chairman Lisa Cole said. “The little neighborhood that stood up to the bank and said, ‘you’re not going to take over our neighborhood and define what it is going to be in the future,’ we are.” Saddlebrook Golf Course closed in 2015 […]

  • Women of Wheeler Mission selling candles to share their stories and hope

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The women of Wheeler Mission are sharing their stories and messages of hope through candles. The group started making candles about two years ago. Inside, each includes a testimony written by one of the women who helped make the candle. “It’s been great being part of something that gets our story out there and the ladies stories out there, because if one person hears how God has changed their lives they definitely might have some hope for […]

  • Plans for a domestic violence shelter in Hamilton County halted

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Leaders in Hamilton County have been working for years to establish a safe place for women and children to go when they are being abused, but plans for a new domestic shelter have hit another snag. “These ladies and kids have to have a safe place to live,” Hamilton County Commissioner Steve Dillinger said. “It’s high on our priority list to be able to work with these folks and get something here in Hamilton County and get […]

  • Medics reunite with girl they helped to save after horseback riding accident

    BARGERSVILLE, Ind. — A Greenwood family got a special reunion with the medics who are credited with saving their daughter’s life after she fell off a horse and the animal stepped on her. “As she fell to the ground she was knocked unconscious, but the horse kept bucking and came full force onto her face,” Emma Duncan’s father, Jared Duncan, said. “It’s just a true miracle and they were all part of it to help her live through it and it’s just […]