Pac-10 firms up ESPN/Fox deal

(from Jill Savage)  ESPN is reporting that it and Fox Sports have secured the rights to the Pac-10  (soon 12) for the next 12 years. As I read it, some games may show up on Fox broadcast outlets and their FX channel in addition to the Fox Sports regionals.  Of course Root Sports is no longer a Fox network so I’m not entirely clear what…

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Go behind-the-scenes of Blazer Broadcasting on the road

Big John takes you inside the TV Truck Ever wondered how the Blazer games get into your living room?  Here’s a fun look behind the scenes from Blazer EVS operator John Lukrofka.  (I believe this was shot on the JVC GY-HM100 I sold them – focus John!) – Dave John Lukrofka Id’ like you to meet my road posse! John Lukrofka Id’ like you to…

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FSN to Re-brand as ROOT Sports

Several years after breaking ranks with the “F” for Fox in Fox Sports Northwest, FSN and it’s siblings now owned by Direct TV will change their names to ROOT Sports.  Look for the change on air around the start of baseball season. www.facebook.com/ROOTSports https://www.multichannel.com/photo/256/256315-Root_logo.jpg…

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Behind the Scenes of ESPN 3D’s coverage of the Ducks vs. UCLA

I will admit I have not gotten on the 3D bus…yet.   At NAB I avoided all 3D presentations regardless of the manufacturer.   But since ESPN 3D came to Eugene for the Thursday night game featuring the #1 ranked Oregon Ducks I thought I would take a look at the technology involved. So the first thing you’ll notice is that there are no real 3D cameras. …

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Rose Festival Parade ready for air

Getting ready behind the scenes of the parade to broadcast on KGW today. Nice to be working with Joe, Tracy and the rest of my former co-workers. The show itself is as big as ever with 7 cameras and a full production truck. I’m the booth A2 responsible for all the mics and wireless gear.…

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