Ken Goss

NBC Sports, SVP, Remote Operations and Production Planning

Ken Goss was named the senior vice president of remote operations and production planning for NBC Sports, NBC Sports Network, and the Golf Channel in November 2011. A 30+ year veteran at NBCUniversal, Goss is responsible for the development and implementation on remote technical operations and production planning, which includes overseeing field and studio production management, field engineering, technical field managers, and mobile unit facilities. He reports to Gary Zenkel, the president at NBC Olympics, and the president of operations and strategy at NBC Sports Group.

In his role, Goss is responsible for more than 400 broadcasts yearly, including Sunday Night Football, the most-watched primetime show on television for three consecutive September through May television seasons (2011-14), Super Bowl XLIX, the most-watched program in U.S. television history, Football Night in America, and other high-profile NBC Sports Group and Golf Channel properties, including the NHL, NASCAR, PGA/LPGA/Champions Tours, Notre Dame Football, Triple Crown horse racing, the Premier League, Major League Soccer, Formula One, and NBC Sports' newest property Thursday Night Football.

Previously, Goss served as the vice president of sports operations from 2006 to 2010. Prior to that, he was the director of sports operations from 1996 to 2005. During this time, Goss was instrumental in the technical and production planning efforts on several NBC Sports properties, including six Super Bowls, the PGA Golf Tour, and the French Open.

Goss has been part of 12 Olympic Games in various capacities, beginning with the Seoul Games in 1988 as a production manager. At the Barcelona Games in 1992, he served as a manager of venue operations, and since 2004, Goss has served as an operations producer.

Goss joined NBC Sports as a unit manager in August 1985. He began his career in 1983 as a studio/field scheduling coordinator for NBC Broadcast Operations. He is the recipient of 14 Sports Emmy Awards for both sports and Olympic broadcasts.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in business administration, Goss and his wife, Cheryl, have two daughters. 

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