Brian Addison has been a writer, editor and photographer for more than a decade, covering everything from food to politics to urban transportation and housing. His love of books, beer, and perspective are continuously fulfilled; Brian is not afraid to cause a stir—but also loves new discoveries that come with debate. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club and has since garnered 12 nominations and an additional win for Best Political Commentary. Born in Big Bear, he has lived in Long Beach since college. Brian currently serves as a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post.