Brad Steinke started in the television profession as a sports anchor and reporter at KTXS-TV in Abilene, Texas, after graduating from Southern Utah University in 1983. A four-time letterwinner for the Thunderbirds basketball team, he played for the Utah Jazz summer pro league team in 1983. A native of Salt Lake City, he attended Brighton High School where he was an all-state basketball player. He is also a member of the school's first-ever Hall of Fame induction class.
He spent three years as an anchor for WAMI-TV in Miami, Fla., where he was the lead anchor for a nightly 30-minute sports show called "Sportstown." In addition to his anchoring duties in Miami, Steinke worked on Miami Heat basketball telecasts as its pre and post-game show host, and was the sideline reporter as well. He was also the pre and post-game host for Florida Marlins baseball telecasts on WAMI.
He has covered the Arizona sports scene for 19 years, working as an anchor in both the Phoenix and Tucson markets with FOX Sports Arizona, KNXV and KGUN.
Brad joined FOX Sports Arizona in 2001, and in his time as an anchor and host with the region's leader for local sports television coverage, he has established himself as one of the best in the business. He served as the host for Arizona Diamondbacks post-game shows and also worked as the in-game reporter.
An eleven-time Emmy Award winner, Steinke has won an Emmy for the best sports anchor in the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in 2006, 2005 and 2003. At the latest Emmy Awards event, he took home an Emmy for his work on "In My Own Words " Grant Hill" which was named Best Interview/Discussion Program/Special or Series.
Steinke has been active in several charities including being a Board Member for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix as well as being involved with Special Olympics, Junior Achievement and the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame.
Brad began his career at Local 12 on one of the most important days of the year in Cincinnati, Opening Day, in 2015.