Brad Hurley has been employed by the Times News as a part-time sports writer since 2011.
As part of his job, he covers local and regional sports, as well as the Penn State Nittany Lions football team.
During football season, he writes a Penn State column weekly, informing readers about the Nittany Lions’ matchup that week; and covers PSU homes games.
Since 2011, Brad has also been responsible for covering the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Pocono International Raceway.
Writing has always been a passion of his, as well as coaching. Before taking a year off in 2015, Brad coached freshman boys basketball at Nativity B.V.M., junior high boys basketball at Tamaqua, and was the head varsity coach for the Panther Valley girls basketball team for two years.
When not covering a game, Brad can be found working as a legislative aide for state Sen. John Yudichak, who represents the 14th District of Pennsylvania.
He is a life-long resident of Jim Thorpe.