Early Life and Education
Brie was born and raised in Carlsbad, California and attended Carlsbad High School. Her parents are names are Kevin Thiele and Lynn O’Connor and she has one younger brother, Brent. After high school, she became a student at California State University, Long Beach where she was a member of Alpha Phi. She graduated in 2008 with a degree in journalism and political science.
Brie began her career as an Associate Producer at KSWB-TV, a FOX-affiliated network in the San Diego area where she wrote scripts for anchors, produced on the street interviews, and pitched stories at editorial meetings. In 2010, she moved to the Eugene, Oregon area where she was a news anchor/reporter for the CBS-affiliated network, KCBY-TV. There, she was a team player producing newscasts and anchoring live cut-ins, and shot video on Panasonic P2HD cameras. Brie became skilled in software programs such as Sienna Storycut, Final Cut Pro, Edius, ENPS, Bitcentral, Precis, Excel, Word, Photoshop & Adobe.
Fox Sports (first stint)
In June of 2013, she became the FOX Sports Girl at FOX Sports where she was the liaison to fans at FOX Sports San Diego. She became a fixture at Padres games, conducted radio and television interviews, and managed their social media accounts.
After two years at FOX Sports, she shifted her career towards news and politics as a News Anchor at One America News Network, and anchored three hour-long news programs five days a week. During her tenure, Brie provided commentary on President Obama 's 2014 and 2015 State of the Union addresses, along with the 2014 congressional elections. She also provided in-depth reports on Michael Brown ’s shooting; the Annexation of Crimea; ISIS; Boko Haram in Nigeria; the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone; the Affordable Health Care for America Act; and the government shutdown of 2013. In addition to hard news, she anchored weather segments.
FOX Sports (second stint)
In 2015, Brie returned to FOX Sports in San Diego for a position specifically crafted for her abilities. After successfully increasing the network's social media engagement and following, the position was copied to other regional networks. In addition to interviewing the top athletes in the United States, she created a segment called "A Date To Remember," in which athletes are quizzed on their most prized plays. She also hosted several digital segments; From the Stands, Around Town, Quick Hits and Everyday Heroes.
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