After realizing that veterinary school required far too much math, and that no NHL team would draft him out of the beer league, Burrad began his career in entertainment as an Agent Trainee at International Creative Management in the television department. After working as a television literary agent representing writers at ICM and then at Kaplan- Stahler- Gumer Braun, he made the move into television development.
Burrad served as Vice President of Television Series for the international production company and distributor Alchemy, where he worked on drama FLASHPOINT and Executive Produced and sold Gemini Award winning comedy series 18 TO LIFE. After leaving Alchemy he joined Shed Media US as Vice President of Scripted Development, working across the UK and US markets setting up various drama and comedy projects. Burrad has developed, produced and sold content in cable, broadcast, digital and international markets.
Burrad graduated from the University of Michigan in 2002 with a degree in History. He’s just a city boy..born and raised in south Detroit. He took the midnight train going anywhere.