Business Journalist & Speaker

About Brian

CBS News Radio national business journalist Brian Banmiller has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.

He has been covering the tech industry from its inception, and traveling the world reporting on global business and economic trends. Banmiller has interviewed thousands of the nation’s most visible business leaders, politicians, saints and sinners to give his audiences unique insights they need to succeed and be entertained by his unique and often humorous take on the business world.

Years Experience

TV / Radio / Print / Web Reports

Current Weekly Radio Audience

“The Technology Tornado: Media & Communications in the Modern Era”

See highlights from Brian’s recent Ernst & Young “Continuing Education Conference” speech and hear directly from conference attendees.

Phoenix Convention Center
August 28th, 2019

Additional speech samples / videos are available upon request. Contact Brian to learn more.

Current Speech Topics

Artificial Intelligence

Friend or Foe? While some experts predict doom and gloom for jobs and the economy, others say it’s the savior of civilization. Who is right?


If you are not following technology news on a daily basis to stay ahead, you most certainly will fall behind.


My father worked at one company for thirty years. Now the average college grad will change jobs a dozen times and careers at least twice.


More Americans work for the government than in manufacturing, farming, fishing, forestry, mining and utilities combined.


Fact or fiction in the news business means you are now your own editor in chief, separating “fake news” from “real journalism”.


The art of communicating has a rich history of innovation. Today, social and the web are driving this vital industry into a future rife with opportunity.

Endorsements for Brian

A superb keynote for your conference.

Brian has interviewed some of the most fascinating people in the world, understands the latest trends in the business community and talks eloquently about both. He'll make a superb keynote speaker for your conference. While he's there, why not hire him to emcee your entire event? Your attendees will be talking about the quality of your conference for years.

- Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE | President, National Speakers Association

Brian gives audiences the tools to thrive.

By painting a clear and compelling picture of the global economy, Brian arms an audience with the cutting-edge knowledge necessary to survive and thrive in an ever-evolving and dramatically changing worldwide business environment.

- Tom Peters | Best-Selling Author of "In Search of Excellence"

One of the finest journalists I've met.

I'm constantly impressed with Brian's ability to take complex high tech issues and make them so simple to understand for wide audiences. Silicon Valley CEOs appreciate his interviews and reports because his perspective is always right on. Brian really is one of the finest journalists I have met.

- Carl Guardino | President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Simply put, Brian gets it.

Brian Banmiller is one of the most knowledgeable and entertaining personalities in business news reporting. Simply put, he gets it.

- John Chen | CEO, Blackberry

Entertaining to millions.

I have been interviewed by Brian dozens of times over my career, from Chief Communications Officer for Charles Schwab to my current work advising Fortune 500 CEO's. His communications skills are excellent, with his unique ability to make complicated topics entertaining to millions of listeners and live audiences.

- Mark Thompson | Executive Coach and Best-Selling Author on Leadership

One of the best reporters in the country.

I find Brian one of the very best business reporters in the country. He is a great interviewer and makes business and the markets understandable to his many viewers and listeners nationwide.

- Charles Schwab | Chairman, Charles Schwab Corporation

Brian just makes sense.

Brian Banmiller makes sure that business and economics make sense.

- Daniel Yergin | Award-Winning Author, "The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power"

Excellent anecdotes.

Very good speaker. What was best with his presentation was when he went off script and began to share stories and anecdotes.

- David Damron | Partner, Ernst & Young LLP - Phoenix

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