2021 Annual Conference Speaker – Brian Collister

Brian Collister is an award winning investigative reporter and creator of the Investigative Network.

Brian worked as the senior reporter in the investigative team for KXAN, the NBC affiliate television station in Austin, Texas. he specialized in uncovering fraud, coruption and government waste.

In 2017, Brian’s investigation into the racial profiling records of the Austin Police and the Texas Department of Safety was recognized with an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award. The investigation uncovered overwhelming evidence that law enforcement was subverting racial profiling of minority motorist during traffic stops. His investigations have resulted in the criminal convictions of public officials, passage of new laws and embezzled public funds being returned to taxpayers