Mike McKinnon III
Logan Byrnes joined the KUSI news team as a news anchor in 2018 and is excited to be working in living in beautiful San Diego. He comes to us from Fox 11 Los Angeles where he anchored the 5pm and 10pm weekend evening newscasts and provided live reports during the week. Logan was born and raised in Los Angeles. He graduated from the University of Southern California and went on to obtain his law degree.
Logan practiced law in Los Angeles as a litigation and trial attorney for several years before embarking on a career in broadcast journalism.
During his broadcast career, Logan was a legal correspondent for the nationally syndicated news program “Inside Edition.” He contributed as anchor on NBC’s “Early Today,” MSNBC’s “First Look” and provided numerous reports for CNBC’s “High Net Worth” luxury lifestyle program.
Logan also spent more than 10 years anchoring and reporting in Connecticut. He anchored the number one rated weekday morning newscast for several years at NBC Connecticut, before the local Fox station hired him to launch their new 6 hour weekday morning newscast gaining high ratings.
Logan has covered a wide range of stories, from the high-profile trials of Michael Jackson, Kobe Bryant and Robert Blake, to reporting live from ground zero in New York City immediately following the 9/11 terror attacks. He has covered wild fires, mudslides, and high speed police pursuits in Southern California and anchored extended live coverage during the 2017 Las Vegas music festival shooting, the Newtown School shooting massacre and the capture of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Logan has also covered numerous red carpet events, reporting from the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Grammys, and many other award and celebrity events, interviewing scores of Hollywood celebrities.
In addition to anchoring and reporting, Logan loves being involved in the community, emceeing charity events and hosting live televised specials including marathons, parades, gubernatorial and senatorial debates.
When Logan isn’t working, he loves traveling and has circled the globe visiting Africa, India, Russia and Europe to name a few. He is a certified ski instructor, certified scuba diver, enjoys competing in triathlons, and once jumped out of a perfectly good airplane… with a parachute on of course. Follow Logan on Facebook, Twittter & Instagram @LoganByrnes and if you see him around town please say hi!