Shad Olson is a familiar face to Rapid City television audiences and he's proud to be with the NewsCenter1 Team.
As a published fiction author, political columnist, radio host and television news anchor, Shad Olson has more than two decades of experience in every media discipline. Shad's broadcast work makes him one of the most decorated broadcast journalists in the Midwest, garnering some of the most prestigious awards in journalism, including an Emmy Award, a National Emmy nomination, two Edward R. Murrow Awards and more than a dozen acknowledgments from the Associated Press. In 1995, he traveled and studied in the country of China, visiting 17 cities and learning the language.
Shad is a political and economic expert, having appeared on more than two dozen radio and television shows across the nation and being interviewed more than 40 times as a guest analyst in addition to hosting his own daily talk radio show frequented by bestselling authors, national political figures and cultural icons at every level.
Shad is an avid cyclist, rollerblader, cross-country skier and swimmer, logging more than 50 "century" rides of more than 100 miles or more during his career.
You can tweet Shad @ShadOlsonNC1.