NBC10 Boston announced Tuesday that Priscilla Casper has been named NBC10 Boston’s nighttime co-anchor and Colton Bradford will join the weeknight team as co-anchor.
Casper will co-host the weekday evening news at 4 p.m. with NBC10 Boston co-anchor Bradford and the evening news at 6 and 11 p.m. with NBC10 Boston Evening News co-anchor Glen Jones.
Bradford can currently be seen expanding his role on NBC10 Boston News weekdays with co-host Melody Mendez at noon.In addition, he will co-host the NBC10 Boston Evening News at 4 p.m. with new hire Casper, and continue as co-host of NBC10 Boston’s The Hub Today with co-host Maria Sansone.
“The addition of Priscilla and Colton strengthens our station’s presence in the Boston community,” said Kirsten Wolff, vice president of news for NBC10 Boston, Telemundo Boston and NECN.”Priscilla’s proven approach to delivering breaking news and exclusive interviews, combined with Colton’s natural ability to reach loyal and new audiences, has made NBC10 Boston a favorite of all our stations’ news platforms. I’m proud to welcome Priscilla and Colton to NBC10 Boston extended family.”
Casper comes to Boston from NBC affiliate KVOA-TV News 4 in Tucson, Arizona, where she has hosted the station’s 12, 4 and 5 p.m. evening newscasts since 2018.She has led news teams through major breaking news coverage, with field anchors during wildfires throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.She has played an integral role in helping the station win multiple regional Edward R. Murrow awards as well as strengthening their community footprint.
Casper holds a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.
Casper will transition into her new role during the first week of August at the NBCUniversal Boston Media Center in Needham.
NBC10 Boston also announced that Bradford has been promoted to weeknight co-anchor.Viewers are already familiar with Bradford as co-host of NBC10′s Boston live lifestyle show The Hub Today, which airs every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 a.m. The role recently won Bradford 2022 Honors from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences – Boston/New England Chapter Emmy Award.
Bradford has expanded his radio role over the years, earning him a host position on WBWL’s country radio station 101.7 The Bull, which airs daily on iHeartRadio from 3-8pm.He transitioned into television in 2011 as a youth voice reporter for NBC Education Nation and co-hosts Student Voice LIVE with Disney actress Monique Coleman.
Bradford’s long broadcasting experience combined with his knowledge of television has earned him a reputation as a skilled interviewer and broadcaster.During NBC10 in Boston, Bradford interviewed everyone from Oscar winners to outspoken politicians.
Outside of livestreaming, he works closely with local public schools to develop student-led initiatives to increase and elevate student voices.