NBC Sports’ Regional Topper

Big hire for NBC Sports Group, nabbing former ESPN exec David Preschlack to serve as President, NBC Sports Regional Networks, and NBC Sports Group Platform and Content Strategy. He’ll begin Feb. 1 and will be charged with overseeing the NBC Sports Regional Networks portfolio, and will interact with each general manager in a range of areas including sales, content and ongoing relationship management. He will also lead the entire NBC Sports platforming strategy as the Company moves into new areas with existing and to-be-developed content. Preschlack previously served as Executive Vice President, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, Disney and ESPN Networks Group, where he handled oversight of content distributed on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices

“David’s wealth of experience with digital innovation and distribution, as well as programming creation and acquisitions are what today’s marketplace demands for executives,” said NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus. “As we look to the future, his background and ability put us in position to further succeed and to broaden our opportunities across our entire portfolio.”

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