Photographer/MMJ Brian Archer


Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio and I've been here since.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media Communications from Cleveland State University.

Current Position/Job Duties: Photojournalist/Multimedia Journalist.

Joined NewsChannel5: August 1975 as a 16mm film developer while still in college.

Most Memorable Stories: Covering the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in London with Dorothy Fuldheim, on location in Peru to shoot the video that was shown in the Rainforest Exhibit at the Metroparks Zoo, on location in Central America to work on the "Rainforest Medicines" special shown on NewsChannel5, traveling from St. Catherine's, Ontario to Cleveland through the Welland Canal on an ocean freighter, taping inside of Elvis' home in Graceland and flying in a Stearman biplane with Red Baron Pizza pilots

Favorite Sports Team(s): Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers.

Favorite Music: I like listening to smooth jazz, Brazilian jazz and current country.

Favorite Movies: 2001: A Space Odyssey, K-Pax, Usual Suspects and The Natural

Favorite Books: The Road Less Traveled and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Favorite Foods: Chinese, Czamina (Polish duck soup) and Baklava.

Family: Married with four daughters.

Pet: Dog named Chandler.

My passion: I enjoy still photography, including photo editing, printing and framing.

Hobbies & Interests: I like to find neglected motorcycles and rebuild them.

Hidden Talent: I'm still looking for that one true talent, but it must really be hidden.

What I like best about Northeast Ohio: I enjoy the manageable pace of life around here and the seasons, except for winter.

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