Branson Wright

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST  l  FILMMAKER

VALUE PROPOSITION

As a proven multi-platform journalist in the world of “digital media” and sports,
I have abilities that allow me to develop content for print, online and broadcast. I  conduct live, in studio and remote interviews for on-air usage. My experiences include hosting podcasts, developing content for social media sports stories, blogs, and tweets. Finally, I am a team player with a focus on providing the best reading experiences for the audience.

 

MULTIMEDIA

Believeland

Branson is a  co-producer of this ESPN
30-for-30 documentary on the once heartache known as Cleveland sports. 
Click to play trailer

 

 

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

2000-2016

•  General assignment multimedia

    sports reporter responsible for

    various coverage.

•   Multimedia sports reporter

    on the Cleveland Browns

    coverage team.

•   NBA and Cleveland Cavaliers

    beat reporter. Prep reporter

    responsible for enterprise and

    game coverage.

 

RADIO WERE 1490 AM CLEVELAND, OH

I have been fortunate in my career, which began in a small media market in Lexington, North Carolina, that I have learned from so many pros. My hard work in markets like Lexington, Lima, and Grand Rapids, has allowed me to build a reputation as a journalist who can get the story and deliver it across any platform.

 

I’ve been a minor league baseball and NBA beat writer. I’ve also spent three years as a member of the Cleveland Browns’ coverage team for The Plain Dealer. I’ve won several state and national awards for my writing. I’m the author of the book “Rookie Season.” I’m also a filmmaker. I’ve produced and or directed three films, including being a co-producer of
ESPN’s “Believeland.”

 

 

TEL: (818) 276-6492

 

EM: bransonwright@bransonwright.org

BIOGRAPHY

The Blur

Branson is the director and producer of this film about the rise and fall and rise again of former prep and college basketball star Dwight Anderson.

Click to play trailer

Radio One

2008-2016

•  Co-host of Sports Brothers
    radio show. A one-hour weekly
    sports program heard online

    and on 1490 WERE AM

    in Cleveland.

 

•  The Sports Brothers Show is a
    unique blend of sports talk of
    opinion on the latest sports
    and social topics.

5 rounds

with the

Champ!

Produced by

Branson Wright

Pass Interference

Branson is director and producer of this upcoming film on former NFL wide receiver Davone Bess and his battle with mental illness. Click to play trailer

 

 

Grand Rapids Press

1993-2000

•  Beat reporter for Continental
   Basketball Association’s
   Grand Rapids Hoops.

•  Beat reporter for West
   Michigan Whitecaps, Class A
   minor league baseball team.

 

•  High School and enterprise
   sports reporter.

 

 

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