Political analyst William Bradley is an award-winning columnist and veteran political advisor and operative.
Beginning as a U.S. Senate intern before the Senate's decline, Bradley has been a senior advisor, special advisor and special consultant to presidential and gubernatorial campaigns, governors and senators, was senior advisor with Arianna Huffington of Shadow Conventions 2000, and advised leading parties in Mexico, Japan, Germany, and Russia. The Post featured columnist and former chief political writer for the LA Weekly and California Business has held federal, state and local posts, co-founded a newspaper in California's capital, dabbled in Hollywood, written for a score of major international publications, hosted a national radio show on XM, and been an on-air Al Jazeera analyst and consultant.
A U.C. Berkeley grad and U.S. Navy vet, Bradley is USC's first senior fellow for online journalism and has been a National Merit Scholar, VISTA Volunteer, Royal Geographical Society and American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow, and guest lecturer at Berkeley and Harvard. A yearly judge of the national AltWeekly Awards, he was a senior fellow of University of Colorado and Cal State University think tanks and a Stanford Research Institute consultant. Bradley is a life member of the American Legion and Mensa.
Lauded by the New Republic in its heyday as "California's premier political analyst," Bradley was dubbed an "All-Pro" operative by Campaigns & Elections, mainly for his presidential campaign work, during his twenties. His New West Notes has a 90%+ forecasting record.
The summa cum laude grad and former doctoral fellow, who has done post-grad work at UCLA, USC, Oxford, Stanford, Yale, University of Virginia, and the Naval War College, earned memberships in the national honor societies of a half-dozen academic fields, as well as the overall liberal arts, and awards in advertising and public relations. An Eagle Scout and multi-sport and multi-event athlete in high school and college, he has a 1st degree black belt in karate.
Bradley is an analyst on national radio and international television. A permanent student of the dynamics of history, he enjoys the cavalcade of events in these dark and fascinating times.