CSUN Athletics To Launch CSUN Sports Network
CSUN Athletics (California State University, Northridge) will launch CSUN Sports Network in the fall of 2015. The CSUN Sports Network multimedia platform will create and showcase extensive video content and more on GoMatadors.com and the Matadors’ social media handles, expanding the ways in which fans can interact with their favorite Matador teams. CSUN Sports Network is an expansion of CSUN’s current MatadorTV program, which is a leader in the Big West Conference for video production, and it will also encompass future content platforms for the CSUN Athletic Department.
“We’re excited to launch CSUN Sports Network in the fall and have yet another way to connect directly with our fans, our student-athletes and the CSUN community,” says Dr. Brandon Martin, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. “We’re proud to set the bar in the Big West for many things, including video content, and this expanded multimedia platform will allow us to tell the story of our athletic programs and further enhance CSUN’s reputation and visibility on and off campus. CSUN Sports Network’s live webcasts and on-demand video content will give our fans new ways to connect with us on a deeper level.”
The new CSUN Sports Network will shoot and produce weekly update videos for in-season sports, produce a weekly Coach’s Show featuring coaches and special guests, create video highlight packages of all Matadome games and produce special feature videos covering athletics special events and CSUN personalities. It will also feature Spanish-language content, host a “Mataclassics” classic game library and host archived audio content from Matador Sports Network radio broadcasts. CSUN Sports Network will also continue to produce live broadcasts of men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball games for BigWest.TV and create an interactive in-arena experience for fans through the video displays in The Matadome.