The SVG Podcast: Michael Connelly, SVP/EP, Fox Sports Regional Networks

Talking the latest in tech, production, and operations with the RSN exec

What is the duty of a regional sports network? Is it to broadcast the games of the professional sports teams in a given market, or do the responsibilities extend beyond that into the local communities?

Fox Sports Regional Networks showed where they stand on the topic last Saturday as Fox Sports North produced Hockey Day Minnesota and Fox Sports Indiana presented Basketball Day Indiana. Both featured a full day of high school, college, and professional games, some of which were broadcast from exceptional locations.

On this episode of The SVG Podcast, we’re on Lake Bemidji at Hockey Day Minnesota, catching up with Michael Connelly, SVP/executive producer, Fox Sports Regional Networks, to talk about the latest tech he has his eye on, what’s the latest in production and operations at all of the 22 RSNs he helps oversee, and why serving the local community is important for an RSN.

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