2019 National Events Conference

The flagship industry conference for the Events & Festivals sector in Scotland
Embracing Innovation, Delivering Change

 

Monday 9 September

The Gleneagles Hotel

Jason Wessely

Executive Producer, Sky Sport Golf

Jason Wessely

Started broadcasting career at the BBC in 1994, working on Grandstand and Sportsnight. In 1995 joined Sky to work on Football programmes as an assistant producer on Soccer Saturday, Soccer AM, American Football and in 1996 transferred to Live Golf production. Worked as a Producer on Sky Sports Gol from 1996-2006. In October 2006, became Head of Golf Programming, and have since been responsible for producing 5 Ryder Cups, 13 US Opens, 9 Masters and 4 Open Championships. The Sky Sports Team won a Broadcast Award for the 2014 Ryder Cup and a BAFTA for the 2016 Open production, and has been nominated for RTS and SJA awards on several occasions. Currently Sky Sports broadcasts over 120 live Golf tournaments per year. Career highlights include producing the Miracle of Medinah Ryder Cup in 2012 and Tiger Woods’ comeback win at Augusta in 2019.

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