An Emmy award-winning journalist, Brandon anchors 3TV’s Good Evening Arizona, 3TV News at 9 p.m. and the 3TV News at 10 p.m. in Phoenix. You can also catch Lee every night giving you a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the news using Facebook Live on 3TV’s Facebook page.
He comes to The Valley of the Sun from Atlanta where he anchored the morning show for the CBS affiliate. Brandon has also anchored and reported for KTLA 5 News in Los Angeles and NBC in Boston.
In May 2007, Brandon won an Emmy for an exclusive story about a fire chief who was also a convicted child sex offender.
He’s been nominated for nine other Emmy Awards including Best Investigative Reporting and for his work at the 2006 Winter Olympics Games in Torino, Italy, for NBC News. He was a host/correspondent for the show “The Olympic Zone” during the games. He interviewed athletes and explored Italy, giving viewers an in-depth look at the culture and lifestyle of the country.
Brandon also worked as a political reporter at a cable news network in New York City. As a one-man-band reporter, he covered the shooting of a city councilman inside City Hall that made national headlines.
Brandon wasn’t always in front of the camera. His career started behind the scenes. He worked as an intern for the “Today” show, and then worked his way up to producer for WNBC-TV’s morning news show, “Today in New York.” While there, he covered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the aftermath.
Brandon is a graduate of New York University and is also the recipient of an Associated Press award for Best Enterprise Reporting.
When he’s not reporting, Brandon is creating art or out doing anything athletic. He’s even traveled through Europe playing soccer. When the sun is out, Brandon is out hiking or swimming. In the winter, he’s usually racing down the ski slopes.
A familiar face in the Valley, Heather Moore was thrilled to return to 3TV in December 2014.
After nearly five years at Channel 3 in Phoenix, Heather was the primary anchor for KUSI in San Diego.
She returned to the Valley of the Sun as part of the CBS 5 investigative team.
Heather’s adventures in news have taken her to amazing heights, flying with the famed Air Force Thunderbirds and jumping out of a plane with the Army’s Golden Knights parachute team.
As part of the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program, Heather flew to the bottom of the Grand Canyon in a Chinook helicopter with Santa Claus to deliver toys to the Havasupai Indian children.
Here in Arizona, she chronicled the 15-day hostage standoff at the Lewis Prison in Buckeye, and covered the Phoenix Serial Shooter and the Baseline Killer stories.
Her work has been recognized with awards from the Associated Press as well as an Emmy nomination.
Heather’s professional career began as the evening anchor at KYMA in Yuma, AZ, before taking a job at her hometown station, KCRA in Sacramento.
Heather graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California, was a member of two honor societies and proudly supports her Trojans.