Fox Sports Names Brad Zager EVP/Head of Production and Operations Effective Feb. 1
In newly created role, he will oversee all live event production, pre/postgame shows, operations, creative services
Brad Zager has been named executive producer, EVP/head of production and operations, Fox Sports, effective Feb. 1. In this newly created role, he will oversee all live event production, pre/postgame shows, all operations, and creative services. As executive producer, he will be responsible for the look, sound, and editorial content for game broadcasts. The announcement was made by Mark Silverman, president, Fox Sports National Networks.
“We are thrilled to elevate Brad to lead our award-winning production and operations team as we embark on an exciting new future,” says Silverman. “Brad has been an integral part of Fox Sports for more than 20 years, and we are confident his wealth of experience and unique ability to innovate will be a major asset to the network.”
Most recently, Zager led operations across all productions airing on Fox Sports, FS1, and FS2. Over his 23 year career, Brad has served in leadership roles at Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket, producing Los Angeles Dodgers baseball, as well as most notably overseeing the successful launch of Fox Sports in Japan.
“It’s an honor to be named to this newly created role,” says Zager. “I look forward to the opportunity to work everyday with our incredible talent in front of the camera and amazing production and operations group behind it to make sure Fox Sports continues its position as the leader in live sports.”
Zager has spent his entire career at Fox Sports, beginning in 1996 as an intern at Fox Sports West, where he was promoted and served as both associate producer and associate director. His expertise includes producing for Major League Baseball, Premier Boxing Champions, college football, college basketball, and Formula 1 racing.