Brandon Lewis is a general assignment reporter for KFMB-TV in San Diego, California.
"The best part about journalism is it's always new and different every day. I enjoy learning new things, meeting new people and am grateful for the opportunity to tell their stories."
Brandon Lewis joined the CBS News 8 team in August 2015.
He is a native New Yorker and graduate of the University of Missouri. He previously worked at the CBS/CW affiliate in Albany, NY where he covered the nightside beat specializing in breaking news and served as a fill-in anchor. He reported on major stories for stations in the northeast including the Boston Marathon bombing and prison escape at Dannemora that spurred a near month-long manhunt. He also held reporting duties at WNDU in South Bend, Ind. and KOMU in Columbia, MO.
Brandon is known for his versatility, covering everything from live, major developments to data-driven stories and heartwarming profiles on community members. His passion is telling accurate and compelling stories and has been honored to be the recipient of several local and regional storytelling awards.
In his free time, Brandon loves to travel and is a self-described aviation geek. He enjoys giving back to the community. Brandon has supported numerous causes and organizations, including emceeing events supporting muscular dystrophy research, lung cancer awareness and AIDS research. He also enjoys volunteering to support military service members, their families and visitors to the San Diego area.