Brian Taff
Brian Taff is the co-anchor of Action News at 4 p.m. and the anchor of Action News at 6 p.m.

Since arriving at 6abc, Brian's reporting assignments have taken him to every corner of the Tri-State area, and around the world. When the massive BP oil spill threatened the coast of the southern United States, Brian travelled to Florida and Alabama to show viewers the stunning images. When the Catholic Church began the process of electing a new Pope, Brian spent weeks in Rome, Italy to bring Action News inside the age-old traditions of the Vatican. When President Obama saw his first term bogged down by souring polls, Brian was invited to the White House for an exclusive conversation with the President in the historic Cabinet Room. He also brought his passion for politics on the road, as he covered every Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate of the 2012 election cycle. Among numerous others, his assignments have also taken him flying - at speeds higher than 700mph and forces greater than 9Gs - with the US Air Force Thunderbirds, and to the race-track to test drive cars with the experts at Consumer Reports.

Prior to arriving at Action News, Brian served as anchor and editor of Capital Tonight, a nightly news and interview show seen all across upstate New York. In that role, Brian covered news of statewide significance, and conducted live, long-form interviews with every major politician and newsmaker in New York State, winning the Associated Press Award for "Best Interview" two consecutive years. Under Brian's watch, the show he created as a once-weekly, half-hour program seen in Albany, expanded to a nightly, hour-long program syndicated live in 9 of New York's 10 television markets - often not simply covering headlines, but generating them. As anchor of Capital Tonight, Brian broadcast live from all across the country, including from the National Political Conventions in 2004, and 2008.

Prior to hosting Capital Tonight, Brian served as weekend anchor and reporter at Capital News 9 in Albany, New York. He began his career in broadcast journalism at WVII-TV in Bangor, Maine. A graduate of Boston College, he is proud to be a part of the Action News family covering the day to day events of the Delaware Valley, where much of his family has long called home.

When not at work, Brian enjoys spending time on the water. When Mother Nature makes boating along the Jersey Shore impossible, he can be found skiing or hiking, or simply enjoying life outdoors with his family!

Brian's Stories
6abc celebrates 75 years of innovation, history
Action News would come to document history for generations and make lots of history in the process.
Gloucester County man suffers electrical shock, sending him on journey of life or death
For a chance to live beyond a few weeks, he'd need a new heart, and it was not guaranteed.
Life-threatening condition, tumor leads Montgomery County author to hope and inspiration
On August 16, 2011, a Montgomery County father was supposed to be at a Phillies game. Instead, he found himself in an emergency room.
NFL Fan Experience kicks off at Phoenix Convention Center ahead of Super Bowl 57
The NFL Fan Experience is an interactive showcase that lets fans immerse themselves in the history of the game.
Bird's-eye view: How aviation units protect the sky on Super Bowl Sunday
Our Brian Taff was invited to fly along with a special unit that will have a bird's-eye view on the Super Bowl.
"Voice of Action News" will root for the Philadelphia Eagles from his Arizona home
Charlie Van Dyke is a proud, even if unseen, member of the Action News family.
Super Bowl 57 halftime show expected to be bigger, better than ever
Rihanna will headline the show, and one of the creative minds behind it is Willingboro, NJ native Adam Blackstone.
Super Bowl 57: How State Farm Stadium is getting game day ready
Crews started growing the grass for this Super Bowl back in May of 2021.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken sits down 1-on-1 with 6abc's Brian Taff
Secretary of State Antony Blinken has a lot on his plate these days, including simmering crises in Ukraine, China and North Korea, and beyond. He is at the center of a powder keg of global gamesmanship, all of which has a direct impact on America.
What are the rules when it comes to running campaign ads?
Experts have an important warning about campaign ads: let the voter beware.