Brent Roske is an American film producer and political strategist.
Works include the Emmy nominated TV program Roske on Politics, featuring POTUS candidates, journalists, actors and more, Chasing The Hill with Emmy winner Richard Schiff, and Courting Des Moines about the Iowa Caucuses. Roske lives in Iowa and California with his wife, Dana and their daughter, Marina Joy.
- Creative Director at NBC Universal for nine years earning an Emmy Award and another three at MJA Advertising in Beverly Hills. His works appear at TheRoskeAgency.com.
- Co-founder of Keep Iowa First, with Iowa newspaper owner Doug Burns. Advocacy group to keep the Iowa caucuses first in the Presidential nominating calendar.
- In 2020 a new collection of writings and speeches by Teddy Roosevelt 'While Daring Greatly' was edited by Brent Roske was published.
In 2014, Roske ran for US Congress in California's 33rd district while living on a yacht anchored off Marina del Rey."
In 2016, Roske was a candidate for Governor of Iowa. Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss: "The people of Iowa might look for years for a candidate as bright, committed, and independent in truth and behavior as Brent Roske. I have no doubt in the decency of Brent, in the fierceness of his desire to serve, and for his ability to be truly bi-partisan in his approach," Dreyfuss said in the statement, which was confirmed by his management. "Brent Roske doesn't have a petty bone in his body. He loves the idea of America — almost Jimmy Stewart in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington — and we're going to need many more of his kind in the present and upcoming turmoil of the next few years."
In 2019, Roske joined the John Delaney 2020 presidential campaign as the Iowa State Director.
The day after the US House of Representatives passed HR51, DC Shadow Senator Paul Strauss wrote: 'In honor of Brent Roske's birthday, I do hereby proclaim him to be an Ambassador of the District of Columbia (AODC) and thank him for all he has done to advance DC Statehood.'