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Event Announcement

14th Annual Celebrity Luncheon – Jon Miller, President of Programming/ NBC Universal

Date of Meeting: 03/20/17

The Rotary Club of Fairfield is delighted to announce that the speaker for our 14th Annual Celebrity Luncheon will be Jon Miller, President of Programming for NBC Sports Group. He has been with NBC for more than three decades.

Under his stewardship, programming on both networks includes horse racing’s Triple Crown, the French Open, Tour de France, the NHL, (co-creatior of the NHL Winter Classic), NASCAR, Formula One, IndyCar, Notre Dame Football, Premier League Soccer, and many golf properties.

Jon Miller – President, Programming, NBC Sports Group and NBC Sports Network (Photo courtesey of NBC Sports)

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He oversees nearly 9,500 hours of annual programming for both networks, and previously served as Executive Vice President of NBC Sports. As keynote speaker, Jon Miller will discuss “The Evolution of Sports on TV, from 1978 to Present Day”, including his stories of sports rights and deals during that time. During his career in television, Miller has created the successful NBC Sports Ventures unit that acquires and develops new and existing sports properties.

A native of Washington D.C., Jon Miller graduated from Miami of Ohio University. He and his wife, Jan, have two sons, and reside
in Demarest, New Jersey.

Reservations are required. Anyone interested in attending this annual Fairfield Rotary happening should contact a member of the Fairfield Rotary Club.

 

Published:
January 25, 2017