The SVG Podcast, Episode 4: Eli Velasquez, EVP, Programming, Production, and Content, Telemundo Deportes

Spanish-language network is prepping for a big summer with Confederations Cup

Eli Velazquez, EVP, programming production and content at Telemundo Deportes, leads the division’s sports programming, acquisitions and production. Working closely with NBC Sports, he coordinates resources and existing production capabilities to provide Telemundo Network, Universo, and their respective digital platforms with high-quality sports content. The longtime Telemundo veteran has a busy two years ahead with the Confederations Cup this summer and FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.

On this episode of The SVG Podcast, Chief Editor Jason Dachman sits with Velazquez to discuss Telemundo’s plans for both events, the broadcaster’s new Miami production facility set to open next year, reflections on the 2016 Rio Olympics, his view on next-gen technology like 4K and VR, and how Telemundo is serving Spanish-speaking fans on a multitude of platforms and devices.

The SVG Podcast is a show designed specifically for the sports-video–production professional and will bring you new episodes every other Wednesday, beginning March 29.

The program features interviews with some of the biggest names in sports-video production talking trends and topics that are making an impact on the industry.

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