Mark Hulsey, Big Ten Network Vice President of Production and Executive Producer, will be a panelist at the 2013 Sports Officiating Summit. Hulsey will provide his insight on the session, "Mad About the Media," which will explore the role and impact that the media plays in officiating today.
Hulsey has served in his current role with the BTN since July 2009. He oversees the production of over 400 live events and over 250 hours of studio programming a year. In addition, the network produces approximately 300 streamed events through its innovative "Student U" initiative.
Hulsey was formerly the Executive Producer at Fox Sports Midwest/Fox Sports Indiana/Fox Sports Kansas City. Fox Sports Midwest annually produced more than 450 live events for seven universities and professional sports teams in a six-state region. Additionally, he oversaw all live event studio pre-game and post-game coverage, collegiate preview shows and 30-minute specials. During Hulsey’s tenure, Fox Sports Midwest won multiple Emmy awards for best Live Event Special for coverage of the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues. Prior to joining Fox, Hulsey served as the VP, Broadcasting for four years with the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes. While in Phoenix, Hulsey created and oversaw the Coyotes in-house broadcast department. He received a regional EMMY award for the Coyotes telecasts in the first year of the franchise. His career also includes serving as the Director of Broadcasting for the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche and the Denver Nuggets of the NBA. Hulsey graduated with a degree in Film Studies from the University of Kansas.