Currently the Senior Vice President, Local Division, for TVB, Brad’s background includes over 18 years in broadcast television. In his role with TVB, Brad travels the country working with local, regional and national advertisers on the best way to grow their business through the right allocation of their media dollar. Local broadcast stations, along with station ownership groups, invite Brad to present to advertisers in major venues with as many as 200 advertisers in attendance. Brad works in all DMA sizes from New York to Lake Charles, LA and stays on the road for as many as 40 weeks out of the year.
Prior to joining TVB, Brad had an eleven year run as President and Executive Producer for the Kansas City Chiefs on the Chiefs GameDay Television Network. During that time, Brad was in charge of generating all sponsorship revenue, integrating television sponsorships with stadium media and syndicating Chiefs GameDay across a six- state, 20-station regional broadcast network. Brad created the first title sponsorship for Chiefs GameDay and successfully sold the title sponsorship to Dodge. Brad was also responsible for negotiating all contract agreements with players, coaches, talent, NFL Films, broadcast stations, production houses and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Brad’s production company, Wild Prairie Productions, also developed a weekly NASCAR racing show for KSHB-NBC titled Dodge RaceDay and a national outdoor fishing show titled Dodge Fly-In Adventures.
In addition to his work with TVB and Wild Prairie Productions, Brad was National Sales Director for Clear Channel Branded Cities in New York overseeing major live, work and play developments like Westgate City Center in Phoenix and The Pier in Atlantic City, NJ. Brad was a senior AE for the Scripps affiliate in Kansas City KSHB NBC and began his work in broadcast as a sports producer with WDAF FOX-4.
Brad earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism at the University of Kansas and lives with his wife and two children in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, KS.