The Brain started at KHAK as an intern back in 1995 and has called mornings home since 1999. He has worked with several morning show partners, including Courtlin since 2015. Despite getting up in the middle of the night, Brain loves having fun on the air every weekday morning! Brain and his wife Holly make their home in Marion and have three children, Chase, Carly, and Cayleigh. They also have a dog Rigby, and a huge cat Cora. Brain is a huge sports fan and loves his Hawkeyes, Packers, and Cardinals. If you see Brain out and about in Marion or anywhere in Eastern Iowa, say hello! We hear he's friendly!
Ryan "Brain" Brainard
Bowl Game Projections For Iowa and Nine Other Big Ten Teams
Iowa's bowl game destination is a near certainty.
Despite 10 Win Season, Kirk Ferentz Says “We Got Screwed”
Ferentz burries officials responsible for horrible call.
Former Hawkeye Offensive Lineman Will Retire as a Packer
The Midwest native will retire a Packer at Lambeau Field this weekend.
Former Iowa Star Keegan Murray Injured During Sacramento Loss
Murray will undergo more tests later today.
Caitlin Clark Sets Another Record in Win Over Drake [WATCH]
Another game, another NCAA record for Iowa's Caitlin Clark!
Former Hawkeye Headed To The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame
From Aplington-Parkersburg to the Packers Hall of Fame!
One of Iowa’s All-Time Best Players Is Heading to the NFL
Iowa's All-American punter says he plans to head to the NFL.
Meet The Kittles: Two Kids From Iowa Living The NFL Dream
The NFL's top tight end credits his wife for his sucess.
Caitlin Clark Becomes Iowa’s All-Time Leading Scorer [VIDEO]
The Hawkeyes could also rise to #1 in the latest poll.
Iowa vs. Rutgers Game About To Set An Embarrassing New Record
A new record low for the Hawkeyes.