Floyd Brown is a political innovator, writer and broadcaster.
Time magazine wrote: “Brown has a stature among devoted conservatives that almost matches his physical heft (6 ft. 6 in. and 240 lbs.)”.
Floyd serves as co-chairman with Herman Cain of America Fighting Back Pac. In addition, he is the chairman of Liftable Media Inc. Since its founding in 2014, LMI has grown to become one of America’s 50 largest digital media companies. Liftable Media publishes WesternJournal.com, which according to the analytics firm Newswhip, is one of the most engaged websites on social media.
Floyd is also Chairman of the Western Center for Journalism, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to informing and equipping Americans who love freedom. The WCJ trains “citizen journalists” to become effective online advocates for freedom.
He is the author of five books including the 1992 bestseller, Slick Willie, Why America Cannot Trust Bill Clinton. He has also written for publications as diverse as the San Francisco Chronicle, the Washington Times, Townhall.com, WND.com and National Review.
Floyd has appeared on many network and cable TV shows including: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Show, the CBS Evening News, ABC’s Primetime, NBC’s Today Show, CNN, MSNBC and more.
From 2001 until 2006, he served as the executive director of Young America’s Foundation which saved Rancho del Cielo, Ronald Reagan’s Ranch and Western White House. As executive director, Floyd oversaw the preservation of the historic ranch home, and the construction of the 20 million-dollar Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, California.
Before that, in 1995 to 2001, Floyd was a host on Hot Talk 570 KVI in Seattle, Washington.
Beginning in 1988 until 2006, Floyd was the founding chairman of Citizens United. Under his leadership, the organization grew to be the largest conservative citizen advocacy group in America. One of the most noted projects Floyd launched was the movement that led to the impeachment of Bill Clinton.
Media campaigns organized by Floyd have been studied for their effectiveness. These include the 1988 campaign of Americans for Bush, during which he produced the “Willie Horton ad”, and a TV ad campaign in support of the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Traveling from coast to coast, Floyd has spoken at venues including Dartmouth, University of Pennsylvania, Notre Dame, University of Miami and the University of Wisconsin. Besides that, he is a regular speaker at CPAC, the Western Conservative Conference, FreedomFest and many Republican campaign events and Lincoln Day dinners.
Floyd has been a consultant to many political campaigns including the Dole, Forbes and Huckabee for President Campaigns. In 1988, he managed the Dole for President Campaign in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska.
Floyd started his career in President Ronald Reagan’s campaigns and as a political appointee in Reagan’s administration. As Executive Director of the US International Youth Year Commission, he spent two years representing the youth of America at many international meetings in 1985. He credits President Reagan’s 1976 campaign, in which he served as a student volunteer, for sparking his interest in public service.