Andrew Brandt to appear on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, Jan. 6

From , December 20, 2011
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu,

Andrew Brandt, who spent nine years as vice president of the Green Bay Packers, where he negotiated all player contracts and managed the team's NFL salary cap, will be the guest on the January "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by associate academic dean and professor of economics at St. Norbert, Kevin Quinn. They will discuss the business aspects of sports.

Brandt, ESPN's NFL business analyst and full-time lecturer on negotiations and sports law at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, is also a regular columnist for the website he helped create, The National Football Post. His columns are a "must read" for NFL owners, executives and thousands of football fans everywhere. In addition, he writes columns for the Huffington Post, Forbes, and the Sports Business Journal, and is a sought-after speaker on business issues in sports.

After attending Stanford University and Georgetown University Law School, Brandt worked for ProServ, Inc., representing top athletes such as Michael Jordan and Boomer Esiason.

He then became general manager of the Barcelona Dragons in the NFL's World League. Following the World League, Brandt returned to player representation, representing NFL players including Matt Hasselbeck, Adam Vinatieri and Ricky Williams.

Brandt joined the Green Bay Packers in 1999. As vice president, he negotiated all player contracts, managed the NFL salary cap and handled football operations. He left the Packers in 2008 following their hosting of the NFC Championship game.

Brandt's "Conversations from St. Norbert College" appearance will broadcast every Friday in January, beginning Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m.

New "Conversations" shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities; Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha; and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show can also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video-on-demand channel (411). It is available free to Time Warner Cable's digital customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" also airs in Algoma, Clintonville, Columbus, Delavan, Elkhorn, Fitchburg and surrounding areas, Hortonville, Jefferson County, Lake Mills, Marshfield, Milwaukee, New London, Oconomowoc, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay, Waukesha, Waupaca, Whitewater, Wisconsin Rapids and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

PEG (Public, Education and Government) community television stations can download "Conversations from St. Norbert College" for their own stations by going to the PEGMedia website.

For more information or to watch the program online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations.