Brodie Brazil

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Brodie Brazil
Born (1981-04-03) April 3, 1981 (age 33)
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 12 emmys, 30 nominations
Website
www.brodiebrazil.com

Brodie Brazil (born April 3, 1981) is an American television broadcaster who has won 12 Regional Emmy Awards and nominated for 30.[1]

Professional life[edit]

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.[2] In February 2009 Brazil joined the team at CSN Bay Area.[1] 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.

Family[edit]

Brazil is the older brother of Darren Brazil, a Bay Area Regional Emmy Award winning editor, producer and videographer.

Awards[edit]

Since 2003, Brazil has been nominated 30 times and has won 12 Regional Emmy Awards for his work with KTVU/KICU-TV and CSN Bay Area.

Extracurricular[edit]

Brazil is an FAA Instrument-rated commercial pilot and Certified Flight Instructor.[2] 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.[citation needed] This playoff beard often attracts the female fan base to the broadcast.[attribution needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Real Brodie Brazil", Aaron Sholl, 22 March 2011, retrieved 22 March 2011
  2. ^ a b "Brodie Brazil", 2007, retrieved 22 March 2011

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