Colton Bradford is an Emmy award winning journalist and host who officially joined the NBC10 Boston news team as an anchor in July of 2022 following years as co-host and reporter for the station’s entertainment/lifestyle show "The Hub Today."
His broadcast career began at the age of 16 on the radio in his small hometown of Mobile, Alabama, and later included stops at NBC affiliate WPMI.
Colton has reported on numerous issues across multiple NBC platforms, from food insecurities to the public education crisis in America, and even landing a few memorable sit down interviews with icons like Dolly Parton and Tom Hanks.
In 2011, while in college at the University of South Alabama, he began focusing his career on television as a youth voice correspondent for NBC’s "Education Nation" and co-hosted "Student Voice LIVE" with Disney actress Monique Coleman.
A familiar face and voice in the Greater Boston community, Colton moved to Boston at the age of 22 for a job hosting a nightly radio show before getting the chance to audition for "The Hub Today."
He works closely with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and has helped to raise $2.5 million for the families, kids, and research being done there. He currently can be seen reporting on NBCLX and anchoring on NBC10 Boston weekdays at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
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