Broadcast News Manager Chad Curtis comes to BYU after nearly 15 years as a producer at NBC News Channel, the affiliate service division of NBC News. An expert on remote news transmission, Chad has coordinated field production for affiliate coverage from major news and sports events around the world; everything from 9/11 to the Presidential nominating convention to Summer and Winter Olympic games. Chad is also known for his expertise in working with satellites in delivering news and data content.
Before joining NBC News Chad was lead news producer at WEYI-TV News (CBS, later NBC) in Flint, Michigan and a news producer at KVBC-TV (NBC) in Las Vegas.
Chad holds a Masters Degree in communications from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte (where he also taught journalism as an adjunct) and a Bachelors Degree from Brigham Young University. He and his wife Linda are parents of an active teen-aged son.