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Brandon Lee Rudat (born May 29, 1980) is an American journalist and television anchor.

Brandon Lee Rudat
Born (1980-05-29) May 29, 1980 (age 38)
Occupation Journalist
Years active 2001–present


Professional careerEdit

Rudat started his professional career as an intern on the Today Show in New York City and a producer for WNBC's Today in New York where he covered the 9/11 terrorist attacks and aftermath.[1] Rudat then relocated to Maryland where he worked as the morning anchor and reporter for WHAG-TV, NBC 25. Rudat has also worked as a political reporter for a cable news network in New York and a fill-in anchor at WVIT based out of Hartford, Connecticut, notably for his investigative reporting of illegal street vendors and manufacturers of illegal fire extinguishers.[1] Rudat worked with the 7News team out of Boston, Massachusetts, until April 2009[2] and subsequently went to KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles[1] from June 2009 until April 2010.

From May 2010 to July 2013, Rudat was employed by CBS Atlanta (now CBS46), the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, as the anchor of CBS Atlanta's morning show, Better Mornings Atlanta.[1][3] He also did a cameo as news anchor in the 2011 film Green Hornet.[4]

On January 29, 2014[5] he joined KTVK 3 (3TV), based in Phoenix as an anchor of the show Good Evening Arizona.[6] In Phoenix he's known as Brandon Lee.


In May 2007, Rudat won an Emmy for an exclusive story he did about a fire chief who was also a convicted child sex offender. He was also nominated for eight other Emmy Awards including Best Investigative Reporting and for his work at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy.[1]

Rudat is a graduate of New York University and is the recipient of an Associated Press award for Best Enterprise Reporting.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Brandon Rudat". CBS Atlanta. , Retrieved 2013-06-03.
  2. ^ Heslam, Jessica (February 12, 2009). "Weekend anchor Brandon Rudat out". The Boston Herald. Retrieved November 7, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Brandon Rudat". CBS Atlanta. CBS. Archived from the original on July 17, 2010. Retrieved November 7, 2010. 
  4. ^ "'Better Mornings' host Brandon Rudat plays anchor in 'Green Hornet' film". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved June 1, 2015. 
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  6. ^ "Brandon Rudat, former CBS Atlanta morning host, gets gig in Phoenix". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved June 1, 2015. 

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