Brett Funke Biography
Brett Funke is an American journalist currently working as the KTIV Photographer and senior Drone pilot. He joined the station in August 2017.
Brett Funke Career
He has spent his entire life as a sports fan and participant. Brett and his father have gone on many exciting bus trips across the country to see Major League Baseball games. Brett has been involved in sports for as long as he can remember, his favorite being football, which he played semi-professionally with the Iowa Sharks for three years. A Carroll television producer began a program with a group of students at his school in his sophomore year of high school, teaching them how to shoot video and edit stories. Brett was hooked on being behind the camera at this point, and with the help of his loving mother and stepfather, he was able to buy his first professional camera.
Brett was hooked on being behind the camera at this point, and with the help of his loving mother and stepfather, he was able to buy his first professional camera, allowing him to cover events and weddings while still in high school. He never stopped learning about cameras and went on to study Independent Filmmaking at Western Iowa Tech Community College. He had the wonderful opportunity to work on a film called The Midnight Swim, which can be found on Netflix, with a fantastic group of filmmakers from Los Angeles.
Knowing that filmmaking would not be a full-time job in Iowa, he began looking for a job that would allow him to work behind the camera, and he eventually landed a position as a production assistant at another news station. He worked as a production assistant, director, and then producer for almost three years in the television industry. After a year of producing, he realized he missed being behind the camera and moved to KTIV News to work as a photographer. Brett is also an FAA Part 107 Commercial Drone Pilot for KTIV News 4 and uses the SkyLink 4 Drone to bring you a unique perspective on news stories.
Brett Funke KTIV
Funke works at KTIV where he works alongside other famous KTIV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Matt Breen
- Stella Daskalakis
- Brett Mayerson
- Carl Norquist
- Travis Chinn
- Claire Bradshaw
- Devin Reiners
- Brad Pautsch
- Hailey Barrus
- Jaret Lansford
- Ron Demers
Brett Funke Age
Brett was born and raised in the Iowa towns of Glenwood and Carroll. Funke likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Brett Funke Height
Funke’s height is not yet disclosed.
Brett Funke Family
Brett has spent his entire life as a sports fan and participant. Brett and his father have gone on many exciting bus trips across the country to see Major League Baseball games. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Bret has any siblings.
Brett Funke Wife
Brett is married to Ann Funke. The couple lives in Sioux City.
Brett Funke Net Worth
Brett has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Brett Funke Salary
Brett earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.