Onnie Bose

NFL, Vice President, Broadcasting

Onnie Bose is in his 15th season with the National Football League, serving as vice president of 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, and to the broadcast integration of all major NFL events. Bose 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. He also worked three seasons with the NFL Events department as the executive producer of live events, overseeing all in-venue content for the Super Bowl, the NFL Draft, the International Series, and more.

Bose began his career in live television 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 the Stanley Cup Finals to the inaugural Big Ten basketball tournament, the 1998 World Cup, and the 2000 Sydney Olympics – and many others in between.

Bose 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. Bose 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 eight participating countries.

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