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LOS ANGELES, October 21, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bally Sports, a division of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) today announced Kendall Burgess has been promoted to Vice President of Technical Operations for the regional sports networks (RSNs). Burgess will report to Mike Connelly, Executive Vice President, Production, Bally Sports, and will oversee technical operations for live events and original programming across the company’s 19 RSNs.
"Kendall has developed a wealth of knowledge and production expertise across her twenty-two year career in the RSN industry," said Connelly. "She has a proven track record of pushing our productions forward and we could not be more excited for her to step into this expanded leadership position and work with all of our RSNs."
"I am incredibly fortunate to be continuing my career with the Bally Sports family," said Burgess. "Our networks and our people are the best in the business and I look forward to working with Mike and his team to support our regions in producing exceptional sports programming."
Burgess previously served as the Senior Director of Operations for Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast. She has been with the Atlanta-based RSNs for over 22 years where she began as a production assistant. Burgess holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Henry Grady College of Journalism with an emphasis in Telecommunication Arts at the University of Georgia.
About Bally Sports
The Bally Sports Regional Networks are the nation’s leading provider of local sports. Its 19 owned-and-operated regional networks include Bally Sports Arizona, Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Indiana, Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports New Orleans, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Oklahoma, Bally Sports San Diego, Bally Sports SoCal, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports West and Bally Sports Wisconsin. The Bally Sports RSNs serve as the TV home to more than half of all MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States and produce over 4,500 live local professional telecasts each year in addition to a wide variety of locally produced sports events and programs.
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