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Redstick Welcomes Brian Held Jr.

March 21, 2019

Louisiana State University


LSU Welcomes Brian Held Jr.

Brian will be joining us for the 2019 Redstick Pro-AM Digital Jam and we are happy to welcome him to LSU! Please join us for the event and work side by side with industry pros.

Radio Talk Show Host, Cosplayer, gamer, Dragonslayer, and geek extraordinaire! He has been part of the Gulf Coast Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Gaming community for over 20 years having been or is an active member of many organizations such as the 501st Legion, Krewe du Who, Society for Creative Anachronisms, and the Wargames and Fantasy Cosplay Troop. Brian has been an avid gamer for the past 30 years be it role-playing, board, card, or miniature war games he has played his fair share. On the cosplay front Brian makes many of the costumes that he wears and has even done a bit of makeup for Lucasfilm.

On film, Brian has had some opportunities like his Dragonslayer commercial, playing the dad in the 48 film fest production Apocalyptic Problems, as a spokesperson for the 501st on WGNO's News with a Twist, and in Krewe du Who Time fest promo commercials. Lately, Brian has been on film with Tenet Noctis, Hopeless: A Star Wars Story, NCIS New Orleans, and The Purge TV Series. For the past 5+ years Brian has been the Co-Host and Producer for The Week in Geek Radio Show on News Talk 99.5 WRNO FM bringing you all your Pop Culture news that's trending now.