Brad Hamilton

Reporter and Weekend Evening Anchor

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Hometown: Avon Lake, Ohio

Other journalism experience: News Reporter for NBC-2 In Fort Myers, FL; News/Sports Reporter for Lakeland PBS in Brainerd, MN

Started at News 3 Now: July 16th, 2021

Why did you decide to come to Madison? To be closer to family and cheese curds

What’s the biggest news story you’ve covered? Hurricane Eta in Fort Myers, FL. I wore dress shoes out in the middle of a Hurricane and boy was that a bad call!

What do you like to do in your spare time? Love watching sports and hanging out with my family/friends

What are you really bad at that you’d love to be great at? One of the worst to ever attempt throwing a football. Always wanted to be Brett Favre, but have never thrown a true spiral. That would be awesome if I could do that

What was your favorite band when you were in high school? Pearl Jam


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