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Executive Profile: Harold Bryant (CBS Sports)

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 3:32 PM, under , , , , , ,

Athens, GA (Dec 4, 2007) - Harold Bryant is a coordinating producer for CBS Sports. According to his profile, he also worked at Sports News Network. I do not know if he joined them after they moved from Arlington, VA to New Jersey. The following is his profile as published by CBS Sports.

Harold Bryant serves as coordinating producer for CBS Sports overseeing content and quality control for all sports programming on the CBS Television Network.

Bryant, a five-time Emmy Award winner, joined CBS Sports as a Feature Producer/Associate Producer in June 1997. He was promoted to coordinating producer in March 1999 where his responsibilities have included overseeing production elements involving THE NFL ON CBS, including Super Bowls XXXV, XXXVIII and XLI, NCAA college basketball, including the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, college football, PGA TOUR golf, including the Masters® and PGA Championship, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, as well as all ancillary programming, including CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR and the Tour de France, in which he has won three Emmy Awards (2001, 2002 and 2003).

Prior to joining CBS Sports, Bryant served as a producer for WBIS-TV producing halftime and post-game shows for New York Knicks, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils games, as well as sports features and updates for the network's business shows. He worked almost three years as a feature producer producing over 40 lifestyle features and 75 technical features for Atlanta Olympic Broadcasting, the host broadcaster for the 1996 Olympic Summer Games (1994-96). From 1991-94, Bryant served as a production assistant at NBC Sports where he worked three seasons of NFL and NBA, as well as the 1992 Olympic Summer Games in Barcelona, Spain. While at NBC Sports, he also worked on world figure skating championships in Prague, the French Open, Notre Dame football, world gymnastics championships, world speedskating championships in Japan, and the AVP volleyball tour.

Bryant began his career in 1987 working for WWOR-TV as a news and sports production assistant for all New York Mets home games. In 1990 he served as a line producer for the start up sports network, Sports News Network.

Bryant graduated from Rutgers University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts and a concentration in television.

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