Brian Weiss serves as Vice President of Entertainment Programming and Multicast Networks for TEGNA.
Weiss joined Cooper Media to launch true-crime multicast network Justice Network in 2015, and later helped lead the strategy and launch of action-adventure reality network Quest in 2018. Weiss was named President of the networks in 2018, which were acquired by major broadcaster TEGNA in 2019. Currently, Weiss leads all entertainment content for TEGNA, including true crime production group Vault Studios and the syndicated program Daily Blast Live.
Previously, Weiss led business development and partnerships for The Washington Post. Weiss helped develop the strategy and achieve distribution for Washington Post Video content, striking revenue-share distribution deals with YouTube, Hulu, Amazon, Microsoft and others. Weiss also led the formation and execution of the Washington Post Partner Program, offering national Washington Post coverage to the readers of more than 300 local newspapers nationwide. For his achievements, Weiss was awarded the prestigious Publisher's Award for Outstanding Service to the Washington Post.
Weiss began his career at Bloomberg, first as a producer and later as an on-air correspondent for Bloomberg Television covering the intersection of Washington and Wall Street. Weiss also served in a product development and strategy role for Bloomberg Government.
Weiss studied Journalism at The George Washington University and also holds a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) from GW, as well as a Master's of Communications from Johns Hopkins University.
He lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Yang and their children Ellie, Sophie and Aaron.