Brian Adams Entertainment Editor
Brian Adams is our Entertainment Critic at 1590 KLIV. A Silicon Valley broadcast and business veteran Brian recently began a new career as vice president for Advancement at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, where he oversees development, alumni relations and marketing/communications for the school. He is also an educator, having taught communication courses at Santa Clara University for the past 19 years.
Prior to his joining Bellarmine, Brian enjoyed nearly 30 years in local media and public relations. A familiar face to Bay Area television viewers, he worked at KICU for 22 years, earning numerous regional and national awards. A two-time Emmy nominee, Brian is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the largest critic organization in North America.
His entertainment reports are heard Thursday through Saturday on 1590 KLIV radio, and his movie reviews are heard Friday mornings on 95.3 KRTY radio.
Brian is also active in the community, serving on the boards of the American Cancer Society Santa Clara County Unit, and Friends of Guadalupe River Park & Gardens. Brian was among the first men to serve on the Board of the YWCA of Silicon Valley. A third-generation resident of San Jose, Brian and his wife, Gina, have two sons: Nicholas, a student at San Jose State University majoring in Communications; and Jeffrey, a student at Santa Clara University majoring in Theatre Arts.