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Veteran Sports Broadcasting Producer Michael Molinari selected to lead Pac-12 Enterprises

May 15, 2024

Highly accomplished, respected & skilled, Molinari brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in leading the Pac-12's new venture in broadcast production services with Pac-12 Enterprises

SAN RAMON, Calif. - Pac-12 Commissioner Teresa Gould today announced the appointment of Michael Molinari, a three-time Emmy award winner and veteran expert in sports broadcast production, as senior vice president, business development & studio operations for Pac-12 Enterprises, effective May 15, 2024. Pac-12 Enterprises is the broadcast production arm of the Pac-12 Conference that features award-winning production services via its state-of-the-art facility. 

“Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and high level of respect from across the sports broadcasting landscape to lead our new production services business with Pac-12 Enterprises,” said Gould. “We are excited for his leadership in bringing these offerings to market and helping us realize our vision for this extraordinary facility.” 

Molinari brings over 30 years of sports television experience to the new lead position for Pac-12 Enterprises, having served as lead producer of Pac-12 Football and Men’s Basketball broadcasts for Pac-12 Networks since its launch in 2012 through the 2023-24 season. In addition to his time with Pac-12 Networks, Molinari has also worked with ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN, Big Ten Network and NBC Sports. His list of premium production experience in covering top-tier sporting events includes 11-straight NBA Finals, four Olympic games, numerous NCAA Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournaments, The Masters, The Daytona 500, NFL’s Monday Night Football and preseason NFL games. 

Molinari added: "It is a privilege to lead a production and engineering team that has produced thousands of events over the last decade. Incorporating that experience and expertise with our new state-of-the-art facility uniquely positions Pac-12 Enterprises to deliver an unrivaled combination of high-quality production and cost efficiencies at scale for any live event rights holders interested in best serving their audiences." 

Pac-12 Enterprises 

With Molinari’s appointment, Pac-12 Enterprises will take its broadcast production services external and welcome new and prospective clients to utilize its full suite of production capabilities. In addition to producing live events and content for Pac-12 member universities, Pac-12 Enterprises now offers award-winning production services to the broader world of sports and entertainment with its state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2023 in San Ramon, Calif., featuring: 

  • Unrivaled combination of quality, price & efficiency at scale 
  • Nine broadcast control rooms designed for “REMI” style centralized production that maximizes scalability and cost efficiency 
  • 2,200 square foot acoustically-tuned stage space and insert studios 
  • IP2110-based technology infrastructure with connectivity to produce live events anywhere in the world 
  • Unique video replay & monitoring center 
  • Proven track record of producing 850+ live events per year for high quality broadcasts