William Bradley is an award-winning columnist and investigative reporter and veteran political advisor. He has been a senior advisor, special advisor and special consultant to presidential and gubernatorial campaigns, governors and senators. Senior advisor with Arianna Huffington for Shadow Conventions 2000, he has advised leading parties in Mexico, Japan, Germany, and Russia. His New West Notes blog and newsletter has a 90%-plus forecasting record. The Post featured columnist and former chief political writer for the LA Weekly, California Business, Golden State Report, and Sacramento News & Review has held posts in federal, state, and local government, co-founded a newspaper in California's capital, dabbled in Hollywood and worked with Silicon Valley's marketing guru, written for a score of major international publications, hosted a national radio show on SiriusXM, and been an on-air Al Jazeera analyst. A summa cum laude Berkeley grad and decorated Navy vet who has traveled in 50 countries, Bradley is USC Annenberg's first senior fellow for online journalism, a national AltWeekly Awards judge and has been a National Merit Scholar, VISTA Volunteer, fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and American Association for the Advancement of Science, and UCLA, Naval War College, Stanford, and Oxford postgrad. Dubbed an "All-Pro" operative by Campaigns & Elections, mainly for his presidential campaign work, during his twenties, the American Legion life member is a permanent student of the dynamics of history who enjoys the cavalcade of events in these dark and fascinating times.