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CBS Sports
Executive Producer and Executive Vice President, Production

Harold Bryant was promoted to executive producer and executive vice president, production in January 2021. He previously served as executive producer and senior vice president, production since June 2014 after having been named executive producer and vice president, production in August 2011. He was vice president, production since June 2008.

Bryant oversees all creative aspects of production and editorial content for all sports programming at CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network, including Super Bowl LV; Super Bowl LIII; Super Bowl 50, the most-watched single broadcast in television history on an all-or-part basis; Super Bowl XLIV in 2010, the most-watched program in television history at the time; and Super Bowl XLVII. Bryant also oversees production for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, the Masters, PGA Championship, PGA TOUR golf, and the Emmy Award-winning show Inside the NFL on Showtime.

Bryant, a 31-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 Division I Men’s Basketball Championship; college football; PGA TOUR golf, including the Masters and PGA Championship; the U.S. Open Tennis Championships; and all additional programming, including CBS Sports Spectacular.

In addition to his duties at CBS Sports, Bryant works closely with production efforts at Showtime, CBSSports.com, and CBS Sports HQ.

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 – 1996). From 1991 – 1994, 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 events including the world figure skating championships in Prague, the French Open, and Notre Dame football.

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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