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James Brown

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Biography:

Motivational sports speaker for hire James Brown is a 3-Time Emmy Award-winning sportscaster. He has spent the majority of his career in sports broadcasting as a lead anchor and host of NFL football coverage on FOX and CBS Sports. He currently works as the host of the CBS Sports pregame show The NFL Today and Thursday Night Football. In the fall of 2016, James was awarded the prestigious Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award presented annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame recognizing him for his exceptional contributions to radio and TV in pro football. His easy-going nature and expert entertainment skills have made him a top choice for organizations looking to hire sports keynote speakers to host, emcee or provide the keynote speech at corporate conferences and special events. In February of 2017, James was hired to emcee the annual Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast held before Super Bowl LI.

James is humble family man of faith who was a basketball star at Harvard University. Many may not know that his roommate at Harvard was renowned social activist Cornel West. After trying out for the Atlanta Hawks post-graduation, James took jobs working for corporations such as Kodak and Xerox. In 1984, James was offered a position as a TV broadcaster calling Washington Bullets games in his hometown of Washington, D.C. James jumped at the chance and his career in sports broadcasting was born.

In 1987, sports keynote speaker James first joined the team at CBS Sports. He mostly provided play-by-play for NFL and college basketball games in addition to hosting the afternoon program during the 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics as well as working as a reporter during the NBA Finals. In 1994, James accepted a new position with Fox to host the NFL on Fox pregame show with Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson. He also served as the host of Fox NHL Saturday before returning to CBS Sports in 2005. In addition to his role as host of The NFL Today and Inside the NFL, James works as a substitute anchor for the CBS Evening News since 2014.

Away from the sports desk, James has started several of his own successful businesses including JTB Communications, Brown Technology Group, and FullCircle Intermedia. James is also a founding partner of the Washington Nationals MLB team.

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