April 3, 1981 |
Castro Valley, California, United States
|Alma mater||San Jose State University|
|Employer||CSN Bay Area, NBC Bay Area, 95.7 The Game|
|Television||San Jose Sharks Telecasts, SportsNet Central, Sports Net Reports, Oakland A's Pre & Post Game|
|Title||SportsNet Central Reporter/Anchor, Oakland A's Pre & Post Game Host, Sports Net Reports Host and San Jose Sharks Pre & Post Game Host and sideline reporter|
|Awards||9 emmys, 25 nominations|
Brodie Brazil (born April 3, 1981) is an American television broadcaster who has been nominated for twenty-five and won nine Regional Emmy Awards.
Even before graduating with a degree in broadcasting from San Jose State University, Brazil got his start in broadcasting by interning for KICU-TV's Regional Emmy Award winning show High School Sports Focus. He became a co-host in 2003. In February 2009 Brazil joined the team at CSN Bay Area. He is currently the Pre & Post Game host and rinkside reporter for San Jose Sharks telecasts, hosts Oakland A's Pre & Post Game, hosts Sports Net Reports, does work for Shark Byte, a magazine-style show centering on the San Jose Sharks that originated on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, is an anchor on SportsNet Central and is the San Jose Sharks insider for 95.7 The Game, an FM sports radio station. Brazil has also appeared in episodes of Sharks Late Night Confidential, covered the San Francisco Giants and 49ers, the Golden State Warriors, Oakland Raiders, San Jose Earthquakes, The University of California, Stanford University, San Jose State University, NASCAR and a variety of local sports stories.
Brazil is an FAA Instrument-rated commercial pilot and Certified Flight Instructor. He runs his own personal Twitter and often responds to fan asked questions, making him very popular in the San Jose Shark fan community[attribution needed]. He has tweeted on numerous occasions that he conditions his beard to stop the itching. This playoff beard often attracts the female fan base to the broadcast.[attribution needed]