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Bob Sitrick Productions | Phone: 240-997-3329 | Email: |

Independent Producer

Bob Sitrick Productions    |    Phone: 240-997-3329    |    Email:    |

Bob Sitrick Productions

Bob Sitrick is a senior television production and operations executive with 30 years in the industry. Bob is experienced in coordinating all aspects of live and remote productions (including expeditions), live webcasts, and live events (Corporate, Upfront, TCA and screenings). He has extensive experience in News at the local level and Sports at the Network level.


Most notably, Bob’s unique live entertainment productions for both Comedy Central and the Discovery US Networks have included technically challenging broadcasts like “Titanic Live”, “Egypt Week Live” and “Croc Hunter Live,” as well as the first ever live HD downlink from the International Space Station. Bob has managed over 70 live television shows and over 170 live events in the past 10 years. He also has over 13 years leading and managing Network Operations Departments.


 Live Production

  • Planning and organization of live productions including the creation of technical plans, booking of production and satellite trucks & crews, schedules, etc.
  • On-site oversight and/or Field Tech Management
  • A.D. or Commercial Coord A. D. including delay offset counts/Operation of Standards & Practices Delay device
  • Over 30 years experience in live News, Sports, Reality, Awards Shows and Entertainment programming


Live Webcasting

  • Live multi-camera webcasting from remote locations
  • Running multiple encoders for primary, back-up and file recorder streams
  • Any scope from smaller productions with Robotic Cameras to fully staffed broadcast level events
  • Post-Event delivery of full resolution HD materials – edited for archive and raw recordings
  • Owned equipment list available on request


Remote Production

  • Remote supervision of field productions
  • On site Editing, ENG Camera Operation, Photo-Journalism, Blogging & Web Streaming
  • Specialize in expedition programming including sea-going productions and extreme conditions


Live Events

  • Technical design and coordination of Audio Visual equipment for large and small venue productions including, projection, audio, media creation & live streaming
  • On-site technical management of equipment installation, testing and strike
  • Integration of remote satellite feeds into live events
  • Show direction
  • Experience includes Upfront presentations, Television Critics Association presentations, Press Conferences, and countless large venue events (Smithsonian, Museum of Natural History, Ford’s Theater, Reagan Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, etc.)
  • Corporate clients include NAB, SAP, BAE Systems, Palisades Media Ventures, Microsoft, The Atlantic, Politico, and AFI Silverdocs.


Internal Productions

  • Extensive experience with corporate presentations including shareholder meetings, town hall meetings, screenings, and more
  • Planning and organization of remote office satellite presentations and video conferencing


VNR Creation & Transmission

  • Planning and execution of complicated VNR productions
  • Experience includes organization of ENG shoots, edits and transmission of original events, recording, editing and transmission of 2nd party events, etc.
  • Domestic and international experience

Bob Sitrick Productions - Current

Technical Management for live television productions, live webcasts, and live events. Management of live productions for Discovery Networks, Travel Channel, TV One, National Geographic, Microsoft, TED, SAP, BAE Systems, Politico, & The Atlantic. Executive Produced Content Theater at NAB Show in Las Vegas and Executive Producer of “NAB Show Live” daily live webcasts. I add a level of technical expertise for companies no longer staffed in this area.


Discovery Communications Inc. 1997 – 2008

Position: Senior Vice President, Live Events & Special Production Services

Coordinated all live and high profile events for Discovery’s U.S. Networks. Included all live and short turn-around television programs for 12 Discovery Domestic Networks as well as all high-level presentations (Upfront, TCA, and Screenings) and all internal presentations.


Comedy Channel/Comedy Central 1990 – 1997

Position: Director - Operations & Post Production

Oversaw all live television events, setting and maintaining budget for Programming Operations Department, accepting delivery of all programming and formatting all acquisitions. Included hiring of freelance producers, arrangements for all Post Production Activities & Dubbing. Technical voice of the network in daily contact with the N.O.C.


Unitel Video, Inc. in New York 1989 - 1990

Position: Scheduling Manager

Scheduled Post Production Suites & Personnel, and Dubbing Operations.


Freelance Sports Production Services 1988 - 1989

Including boxing for the NBC 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea, numerous events for ESPN, and others.


Florida Production Center in Jacksonville, FL 1987 - 1988

Position: Operations Manager

Responsible for scheduling of Film & Tape Location Shoots, Studio Productions, Post Production Suites and Dubbing Operations. Supervisor for all Production Departments.


CBS Sports in New York 1985 - 1987

Position: Broadcast Associate

Supervised research and coordination of program graphics, located footage for Opens and Features, managed team contacts, travel reservations, and hiring of local crews.

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