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Onnie Bose

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Onnie Bose is entering his 19th season with the National Football League, serving as Vice President, Broadcasting, overseeing the production and operations relationships with the League’s network television partners.  His areas of focus range from the strategic development of how the NFL is presented on television, to the creation of the annual playing schedule, to the broadcast integration of all major NFL events.   Onnie led the development and deployment of live Enhanced Audio player microphones during every NFL game and played an integral role in creating the model to travel the NFL Draft to new cities each year.   Onnie also worked three seasons with the NFL Events department as the executive producer of live events, overseeing all in-venue content for Super Bowl, Draft, International Series and more. 

 

Onnie began his career in live televison production at ESPN and later as a freelancer with multiple networks, including NBC Sports.  Over the course of ten years, he covered a diverse range of events ranging from Stanley Cup Finals to the inaugural Big Ten basketball tournament to the 1998 World Cup to the 2000 Sydney Olympics – and many others in between. 

 

Onnie also spent six seasons as the Director of Broadcasting for the National Hockey League.  During this time, he spearheaded initiatives to enhance television coverage of the game on the national and local levels.  He developed and implemented groundbreaking production access policies that allowed broadcasters to mic players, conduct interviews on the bench during games, position reporters between the benches, send cameras into locker rooms and more.  Onnie oversaw the world feed for the 2004 World Cup of Hockey as executive producer, designing and executing the plan to bring coverage of the 19-game tournament to all 8 participating countries. 

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