Brad Omland is a content writer and a cutting edge thinker. He writes for some of the world’s top websites and organizations including¬†iHeartMedia, SB Nation, and Backcountry. His work has also appeared on Bleacher Report and Fox Sports.

When he’s not busy writing, he works as a radio producer and serves as a Paralegal Specialist in the U.S. Army Reserves. He graduated from the University of South Dakota with bachelors’ degrees in Political Science and Contemporary Media & Journalism in May 2013.

His lifestyle passions include attending concerts at First Avenue, taking friends to Timberwolves games at the Target Center, trying new things, and staying in shape with P90x. He was born and raised in Blue Earth, Minn. where he earned his Eagle Scout award and learned the coming-of-age lessons only a small town, blue collar upbringing can provide.

His role models are Tom Brokaw, Al Neuharth, Kevin Garnett, Tom Hanks, Radley Balko, Mike Greenberg, and his mom and dad.