Brent Carter is a radio personality by early morning and insurance professional by day. Born in Corpus Christi, TX, Brent was raised from a young age in Victoria, TX where he currently resides.
After spending his childhood growing up in Victoria, TX and attending Smith Elementary, Howell Middle School, and Victoria High School, Brent graduated in 1981 and went on to college. He left Victoria for his college education to attend the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance in 1986. His career as an insurance agent began shortly thereafter. With over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Brent has worked in some of Texas’ largest markets, including Houston and Dallas. Since 2013 he has worked at GSM Insurors in Victoria.
In addition to a keen business sense for which he is known by his insurance clientele, Brent also loves sports. He’s a dedicated fan of all teams from his alma mater UT, and also of Texas’ pro teams the Dallas Cowboys, the Houston Astros, and the San Antonio Spurs.
He is the proud father of three children – Kendall, Katie and Kyle – who share his passion for sports and education. All three kids have been successful high school athletes, and his two oldest, Kendall and Katie, now attend Texas A&M University. The youngest, Kyle, is still in high school.
After years of casual conversation about current affairs, Brent developed a following and demand grew for his unique brand of commentary, particularly frustrations with mainstream media’s inaccuracies and “spin”. In 2016 Brent teamed up with long-time colleague and friend, Ash Wade, to launch the “Wade & Carter” morning show on Victoria’s 95.9 FM KHMC. The morning talk radio show airs weekdays and is focused primarily on current events, both local and national. The Brent Carter Victoria TX radio show is known for its candid open format, with unscripted dialogue between the hosts and local leaders such as the Mayor and County Commissioners on important issues of the day.
Brent’s considers himself conservative politically, but has been quoted as saying he’s a “pushover in person” and strives to engage in a fair and honest dialogue with his talk show guests. He is Christian and was raised at Northside Baptist Church. Brent’s hobbies include golf, fishing and hunting – all topics which “Wade & Carter” listeners can expect to hear about between more serious exchanges on current affairs. He is an strong supporter of local business and prioritizes support on the morning show.