Brady Watson

Civic Engagement Coordinator

Kansas native Brady Watson attended Kansas State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in History, and then a master’s degree in Documentary Film and History from Syracuse University.  After doing some freelance work in the film and tv industry, Brady started in the nonprofit world organizing around fuel efficiency standards. That turned into working on a gubernatorial race, and, most recently, a move to Knoxville to run a mayoral campaign.

Brady is based out of Knoxville and is responsible for identifying potential races and issues where SACE can have an impact whether that be on the local, state or federal level. Brady will also organize around ballot initiatives and utility issues that may impact climate and energy policy.

In Brady’s free time, he likes to run marathons and explore all the outdoor and community events Knoxville has to offer!

Brady's Recent Posts


Real numbers within reach, MLGW Board approves RFP process, awaits Memphis City Council vote

Voting “yes” to an RFP opens the door to MLGW and the City of Memphis to break free from TVA and saving customers money, creating local jobs, attracting billions of dollars of…


Knoxville Climate Council Delves into Energy & Buildings

The Knoxville Climate Council met again on Tuesday, September 8th to discuss energy and buildings. For the first time, some members of the council met in person at the City County building.


Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for Tennessee Senator Marquita Bradshaw

In this blog, we examine the policies and position of Marquita Bradshaw, the Democratic nominee for Tennessee's U.S. Senator. Also in this series we profile Bill Hagerty, the Republican nominee for the…

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