Bally Sports Names Kendall Burgess VP of Tech Operations

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LOS ANGELES—Sinclair Broadcasting’s Bally Sports division has promoted Kendall Burgess vice president of technical operations for the regional sports networks (RSNs). 

In the new role, Burgess will report to Mike Connelly, executive vice president, production, Bally Sports, and will oversee technical operations for live events and original programming across the company’s 19 RSNs.

“Kendall has developed a wealth of knowledge and production expertise across her twenty-two year career in the RSN industry,” said Connelly. “She has a proven track record of pushing our productions forward and we could not be more excited for her to step into this expanded leadership position and work with all of our RSNs.”

“I am incredibly fortunate to be continuing my career with the Bally Sports family,” said Burgess. “Our networks and our people are the best in the business and I look forward to working with Mike and his team to support our regions in producing exceptional sports programming.”

Burgess previously served as the senior director of operations for Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast. 

She has been with the Atlanta-based RSNs for over 22 years where she began as a production assistant. 

Burgess holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Henry Grady College of Journalism with an emphasis in Telecommunication Arts at the University of Georgia.

George Winslow is the senior content producer for TV Tech. He has written about the television, media and technology industries for nearly 30 years for such publications as Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and TV Tech. Over the years, he has edited a number of magazines, including Multichannel News International and World Screen, and moderated panels at such major industry events as NAB and MIP TV. He has published two books and dozens of encyclopedia articles on such subjects as the media, New York City history and economics.