James Brown Biography
James Brown is an American Emmy -Award-winning Journalist working for CBS News as a special Correspondent, reporter, and sportscaster. He reports on various CBS News broadcasts including CBS Saturday Morning. He is well known for hosting The James Brown Show and The NFL Today on CBS Sports. James was the former host of the Fox Sports NFL program show Fox NFL Sunday for eleven years.
James Brown Age
How old is Brown? Brown is 72 years old. He was born on1951, in Washington, D.C.United States of America.
James Brown Height
Brown stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches and his weight is about 72 kg.
James Brown Family
Brown is a Washington, D.C. native, he was born and raised by both parents. His father is known as John Brown, and his mother is Maryann Brown. The information regarding his siblings is under review, we will keep tabs as soon as it is available.
James Brown’s Wife/Children
Brown is a family man, he is married to his wife Dorothy. The duo are blessed with one daughter Katrina. Their daughter’s husband is known as John and they have three daughters Jordyn, Kaela, and Aniya. They all reside in Maryland, Washington D.C.
James Brown Education
Brown went to DeMatha Catholic High School, Hyattsville, Maryland. While in school Brown was named the best All-Metropolitan boys basketball team in 1967 and 1968 with his teammates. Later on, Brown joined Harvard University and graduated with a degree in American Government. As a standout on the basketball court, he won All-Ivy League honors in his last three seasons and in his final year became the captain. James became a fourth-round draft pick by the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. He also emerged as a seventh-round pick by the Denver Nuggets. In the year 1996, he was listed in the Harvard Hall of Fame.
James Brown CBS
Brown is currently working at CBS News as a Special Correspondent for CBS News and also a contributor to the CBS News Broadcast including CBS Saturday Morning since March 2012, CBS Evening News, and 48 Hours. He hosts The NFL Today and Inside the NFL on CBS Sports.
James Brown CBS Sports
Hall of Fame CBS sportscaster James Brown has won several awards. Recently, he has been awarded the National Association of Broadcasters’ 2023 Distinguished Service Award, the organization’s highest honor. The event will take place at NAB Show New York, during the NAB Marconi Awards Dinner on Oct. 25, 2023. In the Sports industry, people know him as JB. He is a three-time Emmy Award-winning broadcaster. Since the year 2006, he has been a host of The NFL Today on CBS and during this season will host for CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl LVIII, hosting for a record-setting 12th time in his career.
Before this, Brown hosted Inside the NFL on Showtime and Paramount, Thursday Night Football on CBS, and The NFL Network, he also co-hosted Fox NFL Sunday, and besides that, James, hosted a nationally syndicated radio show on Sporting News Radio.
James has been introduced into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in the year 2021 where he was awarded the 2016 Pete Rozelle Award for Excellence in Broadcasting from the Pro Football Hall of Fame
More to that, Brown will interview NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt at NAB Show New York titled One-on-One with James Brown. The NAB President has stated that Brown’s dynamic talents shined brightly during his Hall-of-Fame career and made him a household name to millions of sports fans, in his statement and that they are excited to honor James for his substantial work in our industry and celebrate all his achievements during the Marconi Radio Awards this fall..
James Brown FOX
Brown worked as a host of FOX NFL Sunday for around 12 years before going back to CBS Sports. He worked for FOX Sports in June 1994 after serving CBS Sports. He was also a host of a two-hour radio show known as Hang Time with James Brown. and a writer for Sporting News Radio daily commentaries. James worked as a reporter and a correspondent for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and, for 12 years, he hosted Championship Boxing matches for HBO.
James Brown Career
Brown’s sportscasting career began in 1984. He was serving The NBA on CBS sports in Washington D.C. as a play-by-play announcer for the NBA Washington Bullets (Wizards) for Home Team Sports, together with Frank Glieber. He also worked as an analyst for black college basketball on BET. Earlier on, James hosted a mid-day program on WTEM, an all-sports radio station, was a sports anchor for WUSA-TV for six years, and co-hosted two weekly Washington-area sports programs, additionally, he hosted James Brown’s Pro Football Preview for SportsFan Radio. When he was working at CBS he was a co-host of CBS Sports Saturday/Sunday, a weekend anthology series.
Brown moved from Fox and went back to CBS Sports after the 2005 NFL season. His desire was to live near his home Washington D.C. He was again transferred from college basketball coverage for CBS after a one-year working in 2007. Regardless Brown still hosts the college basketball pregame, postgame, and halftime in the CBS studios in New York City when the Gumbel who is the primary host is on assignment. Other than his CBS and Showtime duties, James hosted a weekday radio sports talk show
Aside from his Showtime and CBS duties, Brown worked at Sporting News Radio as a host on a weekday radio sports talk show that aired on weekdays for several years. He left the network in April 2006 until he was named the Community Ambassador for AARP with Arnie Spanier when he returned to Sporting News Radio in March 2009. Brown was the covering host for Scott Pelley and later Jeff Glor on CBS Evening News. James also substituted for Norah O’Donnell on numerous events. In addition, he has been a contributor to CBS This Morning as well as CBS Sunday Morning.
James Brown’s Salary
Brown’s salary is about $105,000 per year.
James Brown’s Networth
Brown’s estimated net worth is $2.1 million. His primary source is his job as a sportscaster and also a Special Correspondent for CBS News.
Social Media Accounts
Is Brown’s active on social media? Brown is active on social media and he posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. He has over 2000 followers on Instagram, 1500 on Facebook, and 2300 on Twitter.