Brad Houston is a nationally recognized award-winning television news photographer, editor, and storyteller. He worked in local TV for 15 years, including KUSA in Denver, and has spent the last 16 years on staff with NBC Network News.
Brad has won 23 regional Emmys, a National Murrow, he’s a 3-time NPPA Regional Photographer of the Year and twice-named National Editor of the Year. Brad has been a well-received speaker and presenter over the years at TV stations around the country, he served for 5 years at NPPA’s News Video Workshop in Norman OK, and has judged this contest before.
While the biggest stories of his career are now too many to list, a highlight has been being an embedded journalist on four presidential election campaigns; Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, and Donald Trump the most memorable.
Brad has covered countless hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, mass shootings, national tragedies, Super Bowls, a couple of overseas wars, domestic protests/riots and breaking news countrywide.
Brad enjoys telling people that he currently uses seven different cameras and another one that flies, and that’s not counting the Go Pro’s.
As a college freshman 40 years ago, Brad decided to major in Television Production. Since then he’s traveled the world, including Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Cyprus, Egypt, China, Chili, Vietnam, Cuba, Guatemala, India, Bolivia, the Amazon rainforest, most of Europe, and countries of Africa as well.
Throughout his career Brad has produced numerous videos for non-profit and humanitarian organizations.
Brad and his wife Kerri live in Tampa Bay, FL. They have two grown daughters, a son-in-law, and a new baby grandson.