Ross Schneiderman Named Tennis Channel Senior Coordinating Producer
Tennis Channel announced the appointment of Ross Schneiderman to senior coordinating producer, effective immediately. He will be based in Connecticut and report to Bob Whyley, senior vice president of production and executive producer.
Schneiderman will oversee the network’s television production of tennis’ four major events – the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open – in addition to other top-level tournaments like those in Indian Wells, CA, and Miami each spring.
“We’re excited to have someone with Ross’ background and experience calling the shots for us during Tennis Channel’s coverage of the most important events in our sport,” said Whyley. “His expertise in managing live sports television is tremendous. It’s impossible to be a sports fan and not have seen his work on television at some point during the past few decades. It’s great to welcome him to our team and add his influence and point of view to our telecasts.”
As an eight-time Emmy Award winner who has worked on almost every major sporting event in the United States, Schneiderman comes to Tennis Channel with close to 30 years of television production experience. He most recently served as a producer at CBS Sports, where his primary duties included NFL football and NCAA basketball, in addition to producing the NBA playoffs for Turner Sports. He spent 15 years at NBC Sports prior to his time at CBS.
Schneiderman is no stranger to the tennis community – his first job out of college was as a player liaison with the Volvo Grand Prix men’s tennis tour. Additionally, he has had extensive network production experience with each of the sport’s four majors, including work with Tennis Channel in 2012.