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James Brown, also known as “JB” , is the host of THE NFL TODAY on CBS. A four-time Emmy Award-winner, he has hosted the Super Bowl a record-breaking 12 times. Brown was the long-time host of INSIDE THE NFL on Showtime and Paramount +.

He is also a Special Correspondent for CBS News, contributing across all News platforms.

Brown’s numerous honors include:

  • May 2024: Received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the 45th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards.
  • April 2024: Received Competitive Edge EQ’s James Brown Spirit of Service Award
  • October 2023: Received the National Association of Broadcasters Distinguished Service Award, their highest honor
  • March 2022: Received the Jackie Robinson Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism by One Hundred Black Men of New York
  • August 2020: Inducted into the Sports Video Group (SVG) Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame
  • 2016: Inducted into the Broadcast Wing of the Pro Football Hall of Fame receiving the Pete Rozelle Award for Excellence in Broadcasting
  • 2014: Received “The Uncommon Award” from Tony Dungy for “Uncommon Leadership through Character and Faith”
  • 2010: Named the Best Studio Host of the Decade by

Brown is also an ordained minister and enjoys speaking at churches and conferences around the country. His well-rounded experiences as a guest speaker and host include the following:

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Break the Huddle and Run the Play | Times Square Church

James "JB" Brown's 2024 Emmy Acceptance Speech

JB Shares His Testimony | Believers Christian Church

Book Releases

Role of a Lifetime: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Significant Living

Part memoir and part self-help, this book draws on James's lessons from his faith and life experiences to guide readers to find fulfillment and significance. He offers values and encouragement to others of all generations, assisting them in their search for meaning in navigating a world that increasingly promotes transient values, if any at all.

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