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CBS Sports Creative Director Pete Radovich Visits Oct. 17

CBS Sports Senior Creative Director and 36-time Emmy Award winning producer, Pete Radovich will visit campus Oct. 17 to visit with students in Ball State Sports Link.

Pete Radovich of CBS Sports will visit Sports Link for a creative storytelling workshop.

In both smaller workshops and a larger presentation, Radovich will share his storytelling techniques and production philosophies with Sports Link students, while using examples from several of his award-winning works to demonstrate his strategies.

In his 23-year television career, Radovich has won 36 Emmys in 16 categories, including a run of 18 over the past eight years.

In his role as senior creative director, Radovich is responsible for CBS Sports’ on-air look, image, features and graphics style.  He leads the creative development and production of CBS Sports features, on-air promotion, teases and show opens, as well as sponsored sales elements.

Radovich is also a producer for CBS Sports’ coverage of the NFL, NCAA Championships, golf as well as other events.

In the past several years, he has directed music videos for CBS’s coverage of the Super Bowl and Final Four, featuring musical artists Jay-Z, Queen, Green Day, and P-Diddy.

During the NFL season, Radovich produces the weekly highlight show Inside the NFL, currently the longest-running show on cable television.  He is also a senior producer for  60 Minutes.

Additionally, he recently won a News Emmy for producing his first-ever 60 Minutes story, “Football Island” with correspondent Scott Pelley, and won three Emmys for directing his first-ever documentary, A Game of Honor, including Outstanding Sports Documentary.

Radovich joined CBS Sports in 2001 as an Associate Director for the Network’s coverage of the NFL.  He worked as Lead Tape Producer with Jim Nantz and Phil Simms for five years, including two Super Bowls, before being promoted to full-time producer.

In 2008, he was tapped by Showtime Networks Inc. and CBS Sports to serve as coordinating producer of INSIDE THE NFL. That year, INSIDE THE NFL won the Sports Emmy® Award for Outstanding Studio Show-Weekly.

In 2004 and 2007, Radovich co-produced and directed the Phil Simms “All Iron Team.” In 2006, he produced the first-ever internet coverage of “Amen Corner” at The Masters for CBSSports.com and Masters.org. And, he produced and directed CBS College Sports Network’s college football broadcasts in 2007.

Radovich began his career as an intern with the NBC Olympic Unit in 1995 and was hired as a Production Assistant in 1996.He worked as a Production Assistant and Feature Producer at the Atlanta, Sydney, Salt Lake City and Athens Olympic Games.

In addition, Radovich has worked world renowned events such as Wimbledon, the French Open, the World Series, NBA Finals, Final Four, U.S. Open Tennis, the Kentucky Derby and the Breeders’ Cup.

In 2004 and 2007, Radovich co-produced and directed the Phil Simms “All Iron Team.” In 2006, he produced the first-ever internet coverage of “Amen Corner” at The Masters for CBSSports.com and Masters.org. And, he produced and directed CBS College Sports Network’s college football broadcasts in 2007.

Radovich began his career as an intern with the NBC Olympic Unit in 1995 and was hired as a Production Assistant in 1996.

He worked as a Production Assistant and Feature Producer at the Atlanta, Sydney, Salt Lake City and Athens Olympic Games.

In addition, Radovich has worked world renowned events such as Wimbledon, the French Open, the World Series, NBA Finals, Final Four, U.S. Open Tennis, the Kentucky Derby and the Breeders’ Cup.

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Senior Director of Digital Sports Production & Lecturer of Telecommunications | 2017 Recipient of SVG College Sports Summit Pioneer Award | Storyteller | Producer | Emmy Award Winner | Sports Media Junkie | Social Media Strategist | Country Music Enthusiast | Goldendoodle Owner | Follow me on Twitter @BallStateCT

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