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Brad Hanson


Brad Hanson joined News 9 WAOW as the Sports Director in April of 2018.

In May 2014, Brad graduated from the University of Minnesota. His journey included a four-year term with the U.S. Marine Corps, where Brad was a broadcaster in countries such as Japan, Afghanistan, the Phillippines and Australia.

Before coming to News 9 WAOW, Brad worked at KWWL-TV in Waterloo, Iowa as a reporter covering general news, as well as sports when needed.

During his time there, Brad covered the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Rose Bowl and Pinstripe Bowl, as well as follow the UNI Panthers to Seattle and Oklahoma City in the NCAA tournament. He also covered local sports, including football every Friday night during the fall in the Dubuque area.

In joining News 9 WAOW, Brad said his "dream" of securing a full-time job as a sports journalist has "finally been realized."

Brad said he's excited to cover sports in a great market and is looking forward to providing coverage of not only the north central Wisconsin area, but the ever-important Green Bay Packers!

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