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Rod Murray

Adjunct Instructor

Mr. Murray offers 20+ years experience in the professional sports industry and is the Senior Director of Event Presentation of the Pittsburgh Penguins. His specific areas of expertise are on maximizing the fan experience through game presentation and on creating electronic multi-media content for everything from in-arena presentation to branded website and broadcast programming.

Murray began his professional sports career at Anaheim Stadium in 1988 as a part-time JumboTron control room operator at a time when live sporting events and venues were rapidly migrating towards the integration of sophisticated multi-media systems as part of the game day experience. His roles have evolved from Video Producer to Game Director to Department Head to Director of Entertainment and Multi-Media and his tenure has included creative leadership positions with the California / Anaheim Angels (MLB), Cleveland Cavaliers / Rockers (NBA / WNBA), and Anaheim Ducks (NHL). He has served as President and Executive Board member of the Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA), and his work has been recognized numerous times for creative presentation and programming excellence. Rod has a B.A. from Indiana University.

Education

B.A., Indiana University