SVG College Roundtable: Managing Staff, Gear, and Expectations In a Busy Crossover Season
Illinois' Derryl Miles, Loyola Maryland's Stephanie Ann, and Texas State's Lucas Haskins share stories and learnings from this unique academic year
Collegiate athletic department video directors of diverse staffing and budget sizes are facing a unique challenge this spring as multiple sports and seasons are crossing over as programs look to catch up from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. For video production professionals, that means a lot of live content to product and live events to support.
At a live virtual event that SVG hosted on February 16, we dove into a range of critical topics with Stephanie Ann, Video Production Assistant (Patriot League on ESPN) at Loyola University Maryland; Derryl Miles, Assistant Director of Athletics, Video Services at University of Illinois; and Lucas Haskins, Broadcast Productions Manager at Texas State University.
NOTE: This conversation was recorded as part of a live virtual event hosted on February 16, 2021. COVID-regulations and appropriate safety measures are regularly changing. SVG encourages you consult and abide by the protocols outlined by your respective institution.
How are you managing expectations within your department as a very busy spring begins?
What does your staffing look like for live broadcasts? Are you able to work with freelancers and train students?
What was a key highlight for your team from the fall?
Watch the full conversation: