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Brian joined the FOX 59/CBS 4 team in September of 2015. Born and raised in Carmel, he is thrilled to be back in the Indianapolis area serving his hometown.

Brian came from WHIO, the CBS station in Dayton, OH. There he was a reporter and also wrote for the local newspapers.

Brian is an avid sports fan. He bleeds blue and has lived the majority of his life with Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck as the Colts quarterbacks! He’s also been a lifelong Pacers fan and hopes the team can bring a NBA title to Indianapolis.

In the past, Brian worked for KOMU, the NBC affiliate in Columbia MO., Newsy and Golf Channel. He’s a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and also an Eagle Scout.

Brian is always looking for stories to share so if you’d like to see something on TV, send him a tip or just say hello at bbondus@Fox59.com​


Recent Articles
  • HSE, Carmel Schools start summer lunch program

    FISHERS, Ind. – Child advocates, public officials, faith and service-based organizations and the local food bank have all teamed up to create a summer lunch program for Carmel Clay and the Hamilton Southeastern Schools. “We have a large very affluent community. However, again there’s a cost to live there and not everybody can meet it easily.’ Trisha Straus, an early intervention advocate for Fisher’s Youth Assistance Program, said. “There are times when our families have a choice, ‘Am I going to put food […]

  • Cybersecurity firm will assist FBI, DHS for Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A Carmel-based cybersecurity firm will assist the FBI and Department of Homeland Security this year at the Indianapolis 500 by monitoring online chatter for digital and physical threats. “Our objective is to protect people,” Rook Security Director of Security Operations Tom Gorup said.  “We will be monitoring dark web sites, hacker forums as well as social media outlets for potential attacks against the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from digital perspective and physical perspective.” Gorup explained digital threats can range […]

  • Campus Parkway at I-69 shifts to double-crossover diamond traffic pattern overnight

    HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. – Big traffic changes will happen Tuesday night to a busy interchange in Fishers. Construction crews plan to shift the Campus Parkway interchange at I-69 Exit 210 into a double-crossover diamond traffic pattern starting at 9 p.m. The only closures that will take place during the construction of the new interchange are from 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16 to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17. During that time period, access to and from all interchange ramps will remain […]

  • Racing fans prepare for Grand Prix

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Racing fans from across the globe were ecstatic to be back at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Friday as crews prepare for the Verizon Indy Car Series Grand Prix. “The first time back every year, it’s the same feeling over and over,” racing fan David Osborn said. “It’s like getting chills.” “I just can’t wait to get back. Soon as the race day is over, I’m ready to come back again next year. I can’t wait for May […]

  • Northwest side neighborhood rallies to raise nearly $300,000 to reopen golf course

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Homeowners in Saddlebrook along 56th Street were determined not to see their golf course turn into apartments and new development. “It’s one of those modern-day David versus Goliath kind of stories,” Saddlebrook Capital Campaign Committee Chairman Lisa Cole said. “The little neighborhood that stood up to the bank and said, ‘you’re not going to take over our neighborhood and define what it is going to be in the future,’ we are.” Saddlebrook Golf Course closed in 2015 […]

  • Recovering addicts make candles to share their stories and hope

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The women of Wheeler Mission are sharing their stories and messages of hope through candles. The group started making candles about two years ago. Inside, each includes a testimony written by one of the women who helped make the candle. “It’s been great being part of something that gets our story out there and the ladies stories out there, because if one person hears how God has changed their lives they definitely might have some hope for […]

  • Domestic violence shelter in Hamilton County hits another snag

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Leaders in Hamilton County have been working for years to establish a safe place for women and children to go when they are being abused, but plans for a new domestic shelter have hit another snag. “These ladies and kids have to have a safe place to live,” Hamilton County Commissioner Steve Dillinger said. “It’s high on our priority list to be able to work with these folks and get something here in Hamilton County and get […]

  • Medic reunite with 11-year-old girl after life-threatening injury

    BARGERSVILLE, Ind. — A Greenwood family got a special reunion with the medics who are credited with saving their daughter’s life after she fell off a horse and the animal stepped on her. “As she fell to the ground she was knocked unconscious, but the horse kept bucking and came full force onto her face,” Emma Duncan’s father, Jared Duncan, said. “It’s just a true miracle and they were all part of it to help her live through it and it’s just […]

  • Northside residents prepare for flooding

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Residents in Indianapolis are preparing for flood waters to rise as all the rain that fell north of Indianapolis continues to make its way down the White River. “With the data that we get we can watch the gauges and start to see where we are going to get the problems,” IFD’s Chief of Special Operations Kevin Jones said. “(Our crews) are always ready, but we go through and we get extra boats ready to make sure, […]

  • Butler’s Trump, ‘strategies for resistance,’ course causing national controversy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Butler University is making national headlines after one of its special topics courses concerning President Donald Trump calls for students to, “discuss, and potentially engage in, strategies for resistance.” The class is called, “Trumpism and U.S. Democracy,” and will be taught next August through December by Professor Ann Savage. Butler Univesity released a statement Thursday stating… Butler University has been in the news recently with regard to the Trumpism and U.S. Democracy course being offered on campus […]