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About « Kadee Coffman
TV Host/Sideline Reporter
Kadee Coffman is a national TV host and sideline reporter who can be seen on networks such as: CBS Sports Net, NBC Sports Net, Great American Country (GAC), RFD-TV and more.
currently works as: Wrangler National Finals Rodeo sideline reporter, PSCA Tour sideline reporter and co-hosts RFD-TV's "Gentle Giants".
In addition, Kadee is the reporter for the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo, the All American Finals Rodeo and more.
A member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, Kadee is a Dean's Scholar from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism with an emphasis in political science.
Along with her
strong TV presence, Kadee
is also proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut, allowing her
to produce and edit her
works have aired from local news outlets to CNN
is not taping, she
enjoys working on her
fashion line of western chic belt buckles for Denver, Colo., based company, Johnson&Held.
collection has blazed the pages of the premiere magazine of the West, Cowboys and Indians, embracing the cowboy and cowgirl in all of us.
Kadee is a true cowgirl at heart.
Born and raised on her
family's horse and cattle ranch in Clovis, California, Kadee
has shown western pleasure, reining and working cow horses since childhood.
has a true passion for rural America and in 2007 was Miss Rodeo California, which gave her
the opportunity to promote professional rodeo and the western lifestyle.
Today, Kadee calls Fort Worth, Texas home where she sits on the board, of Friends of The Fort Worth Herd, a non-profit organization who helps with expenses for the famed attraction, The Fort Worth Herd; which is the twice daily cattle drive that can be seen in The Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
Kadee Coffman has continued ...
Kadee Coffman has continued her love of all things Western in the television world.
Former Miss Rodeo California, Kadee Coffman
, says competing in rodeo pageants helped her
decide to pursue a career in TV journalism.
It's no bull to say that she
has roped and tied a career as a television reporter - covering anything and everything to do with horses, cattle and other livestock - that gives the Clovis native little time to rest.
"My father and grandfather helped give me a passion for the western way of life as I grew up on a horse and cattle ranch.
I got my first riding lesson when I was 5 or 6," says Coffman
, the 2004 Miss Clovis Rodeo Queen.
After graduating from Buchanan High School, Coffman attended San Jose State University, where she earned a broadcast journalism degree.
loves the adrenaline rush that comes with covering hard news, but at the same time she
has a deep passion for the agriculture world.
She opted to go with her heart and moved to Fort Worth in 2010 to work for RFD TV, a cable channel aimed at rural America.
She is host of "Superior Sunrise," a weekly series that offers a behind-the-scenes look at livestock auctions.
That was just the start.
She also has worked for Fox Sports, RuralTV and the Pursuit Channel.
Toss in working as a PRCA Xtreme Bulls sideline reporter, co-hosting RFD-TV's
"Gentle Giants" with Pam Minick, and work for the GAC cable channel, and Coffman
spends more time in front of the camera than away from work.
"Gentle Giants," which Coffman
writes and edits, keeps her
particularly busy as she
travels the country to put the spotlight on the world of draft horses.
These are large horses like the Budweiser Clydesdales.
visits home, Coffman
has seen the problems local cattle ranchers are having because of the drought.
compares what is happening in California to what occurred last year in the Midwest.
"The only good thing is that when there are difficult times like these, cattle ranchers always come together," Coffman
As if she
didn't have enough to do, Coffman
has just signed a deal to work for NBC Sports
will be part of the team broadcast of the Sporting Clays Association
didn't know very much about skeet shooting before landing the job, but she
spends rare free moments learning the strategies and methods used by competitors.
first work will broadcast July 27 on NBC
also has found time to design her
own line of western chic belt buckles that are sold in stores such as the Boot Barn.
You can see the Kadee Coffman Collection at www.jandhbuckles.com.
Almost all TV journalists have a clip of themselves in some kind of weird encounter with an animal.
Despite being around horses and cattle on a daily basis, Coffman
has never had any problems.
"I think it is because I grew up around horses and cattle," she
Photos from Kadee Coffman, ...
Photos from Kadee Coffman, MRC 2007
Photos from Kadee Coffman, MRC 2007
Photos from Kadee Coffman's year as Miss Rodeo California 2007.
Miss Rodeo California Board of Directors
The highlight of the evening will ...
The highlight of the evening will take place at 7pm as the "Astonishment Fashion Event" takes to the runway with former Miss Rodeo Calfornia and television host Kadee Coffman serving as MC.