Jim Brady was elected to the Hall of Fame for his work as the first news director of KTVI. Management contracted for a cameraman from a local movie company and the station’s local coverage began. Jim’s biggest worry was how his team would pull together enough news to fill a ten-minute broadcast. As news director he would determine who would cover a story, assign cameramen, edit film, write stories and occasionally cover them himself. He was also expected to host a weekly 30-minute "Meet the Press"-typepublic affairs program. Jim Brady served as KTVI’s news director for 14 years before taking a job as news operations director at KMOX Radio.