Mark Levy ’86 has
been promoted to vice president and creative director,
NBC Sports and Olympics.
Mark Levy ’86
"Mark is more than a creative talent, he has a
tremendous combination of creative and management skills,"
said David Neal, executive producer of NBC Sports and
executive vice president of NBC Olympics. "He has
demonstrated the ability to manage multiple major assignments
and we are fortunate to have his insight and unique
storytelling abilities for so many important areas of
NBC Sports and Olympics."
Levy has fond memories of Oswego. “Honestly, I
owe a lot of my success to Oswego. I went to school
there hoping that my passion for broadcasting would
continue to grow...and it did,” he said. “Great
classes, great extracurricular programs, and great advice
from the professors.
“I was able to go back for my 20th reunion this
past year and it was great to see everything that has
changed over those two decades. I will always have fond
memories of my days alongside Lake Ontario.”
In his new position, Levy will increase his responsibilities.
He will be serving as creative director for both NBC
Sports and Olympics, in charge of the on-air look and
image of all NBC Sports and Olympic programming including
the "Football Night in America" studio show
and "NBC Sunday Night Football."
He will continue directing NBC's Olympic Film and Profiles
unit. He will also continue oversight of all production
and editorial functions of NBC's Stamford, Conn.-based
HD production facility, and its development arm, The
Edison Project. He will also serve in a senior creative
role for NBC Sports and Olympics digital initiatives.
Levy is a 12-time Emmy winner, including the 2002 and
2004 Emmy for Opening Tease, for his production work
at the Sydney and Athens Olympics. He also won the Outstanding
Edited Sports Special Emmy in 2002 for the documentary,
"The Bravest versus the Finest," which told
the emotionally charged story of the annual football
game between New York City's police and fire departments
in the wake of September 11.
Levy was a producer for PGA Tour Productions from 1990-93.
He joined NBC Sports in 1994 as a feature producer and
associate director. In 2002, he was named Creative Director,
Levy lives in Trumbull, Conn., with his wife, Wendy,
and two sons.
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