Floyd Brown is a writer, speaker and activist.
Time magazine wrote: "Brown has stature among devoted conservatives that almost matches his physical heft (6 ft. 6 in. and 240 lbs.)"
He is President of The Western Center for Journalism. The Center trains "citizen journalists" to use new media tools to create compelling news content. They publish a daily news feed at http://www.westernjournalism.com which was viewed over 25 million times in 2012.
Brown is the author of five books, and he writes a weekly syndicated column about politics and culture with his wife, Mary Beth Brown.
In 1988 he founded Citizens United. Brown served as its president until 2001 and chairman until 2007.
Brown has been an adviser and consultant to many political campaigns including the Bob Dole and Steve Forbes for president campaigns. He began his career working as a volunteer in President Reagan's 1976 campaign, and later served as a political appointee in his administration.