Harold Bryant, CBS Sports, VP, Production

Bryant was named Vice President, Production in June 2008. He oversees all creative aspects of production and editorial content for all sports programming at CBS Sports. Bryant also oversees production of the Emmy Award-winning show INSIDE THE NFL on Showtime. Since March 1999 he served as coordinating producer for CBS Sports overseeing content and quality control for all sports programming on the CBS Television Network.

Bryant, a nine-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 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).

In January 2008, CSTV was fully integrated into CBS Sports and in March 2008, CSTV became CBS College Sports Network. In addition to his duties at CBS Sports, Bryant coordinates production efforts at CBS College Sports Network.

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 three years as a feature producer producing over 100 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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