Adam Bradshaw, the news director for KFDX/KJTL, has passed away at the age of 62.
The Texoma homepage shared a message of condolences that read: “Our hearts are heavy tonight as we mourn the passing of our news director, Adam Bradshaw. Thank you for his service and dedication to Texoma. We will miss you, Adam.”
Our friend and colleague Adam Bradshaw, news director forhe was a force to be reckoned with.
Keep your family, friends and colleagues at KFDX in your thoughts and prayers.
— Travis Ruiz (@TravRuiz)
Adam Bradshaw, the Director of KFDX TV-3 / KJTL Fox 18, has sadly passed away at the age of 62. Although the cause of death of Adam Bradshaw has not yet been revealed.
KFDX shared the tribute to him and the message reads:
“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved leader, our News Director Adam Bradshaw, aged 62. Adam came to KFDX and Texoma’s Fox in the spring of 2018.”
“The pride that Adam exemplified in our tradition of excellence, both on air and online, will always be an inspiration to all of us. He loved the news business and was always available to share his wealth of information with a new generation of journalists.”
“Adam was an avid sports fan. His childhood hero was Walter Cronkite. Adam was not only our helmsman, he was our mentor and friend.”
Who was Adam Bradshaw?
Adam Bradshaw was the Texas-based news director, who previously served as news director for FOX 5 Vegas at Meredith Corporation, Hubbard Broadcasting and Chris-Craft/United Television.
He was also a former director of news operations at Chris Craft Television and a former executive producer at KVBC.
In March 2018, Adam P. Bradshaw was hired as news director for station KFDX. Adam is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has run newsrooms in New York and California.
Adam worked as a news director in Las Vegas, Nevada for the previous ten years. There, he was honored with induction into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.
Adam, who graduated from Illinois State University in 1984, grew up in central Illinois and began his career as a broadcaster on our Champaign-Urbana Nexstar station.
He started out as a reporter and producer but soon realized that news management was his true passion.