dancing for Muskingum County Community Foundation


Brian Wagner, born and raised in Cincinnati, graduated from Muskingum College with a degree in Communications. He spent 25 years in broadcasting, holding various positions such as a radio morning show host, account executive, program director, and news director. His final job in broadcasting was as Media Operations Manager for the WHIZ Media group, overseeing all programming aspects for three radio stations and an NBC TV station. He was the co-anchor and meteorologist for WHIZ TV’s “Live at Noon” for 19 years.

A 20-year volunteer with the Muskingum County Community Foundation, serving as a member of the board of trustees and as the inaugural President of the Muskingum County Community Foundation Council, Brian left WHIZ Media Group in September of 2014 to become the Foundation’s CEO.

Brian and his wife of 25 years, Christine, have a son, Brian Matthew (21) and a daughter, Lizzie (18).

Brian’s previous dance experience includes Season One of Dancing with the Divas when he danced with LeAnne, plus the occasional dance at weddings after a few adult beverages.

Fun Facts about Brian: I love to travel, play golf, poorly, and spend time my family. I sing in the St. Ann’s Choir on Sundays. I used to talk to interesting people for a living.

Muskingum County Community Foundation

Muskingum County Community Foundation (MCCF) grants and scholarship grants to the community as well as serving the donor’s needs and passions. The Mission of the MCCF is to improve quality of life in the community by nurturing opportunities and serving through collaboration and philanthropy. The Envisioned Future of the Muskingum County Community Foundation is that Muskingum County’s quality of life attracts organizations and people to pursue their dreams and practice their passions.