Brian Fore is a U.S. Army veteran and graduated with Cum Laude honors from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of the Arts in Journalism, a minor in Spanish for the Professions and focuses in digital, multimedia and borderlands reporting.
Brian reported for Cronkite News: Borderlands where he covered border issues and the Hispanic community in Arizona, developed a multimedia website and news project about sanctuary cities called SanctuaryWatchAZ.com, worked as a video reporter for Arizona State University’s State Press, wrote about the immigration proposals of the 2016 presidential candidates for Missing From Mexico, reported on Arizona’s Salt River horses and covered an Arizona veterans beat for both NewsZap.com and the late VetsOnMedia.com.
Brian was also president of the Student Veterans Association at ASU Downtown, where he worked with student veterans to provide them with resources to ensure academic success, professional development, social engagement, community outreach and advocacy. He also developed partnerships with local businesses and sponsors to increase membership and member engagement opportunities.
Brian served in the United States Army from August 2009 to December 2013 as a Field Artillery Ammunition Team Chief and Arms Room Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge.
He also served as a Public Affairs Correspondent in 2013, where he had many stories published in the Fort Bliss Bugle.
He received an honorable discharge and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, four Army Achievement Medals, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon and Army Service Ribbon.
Brian’s goals include reporting abroad in either breaking news or documentary production and writing a book.