Eric Weinberger is a highly accomplished digital audio-visual specialist and sports television producer with over 25 years of experience in the industry. He owns Eric Weinberger Productions and Media Consulting, a company that collaborates with various groups to create exceptional sports and entertainment content. In addition, he holds the position of president at Bleav Network, a prominent sports and entertainment video and audio company that boasts an impressive catalog of over 500 shows and represents more than 100 talented athletes. Furthermore, he serves as the head of the broadcast and co-founder of Ring City USA.
Throughout his illustrious career, Weinberger has garnered widespread acclaim and numerous accolades, including four Sports Emmy Awards. His unwavering commitment to professionalism and integrity has set him apart as a true leader in the broadcasting industry.
Under the banner of EW Productions, his company endeavors to produce high-quality content and collaborates with various media and entertainment enterprises to launch innovative projects; noteworthy partnerships include LiveXLive, a platform providing access to diverse radio stations and musical content, and Bally Sports and Sinclair, where Weinberger has lent his expertise as a production consultant. Additionally, he played an instrumental role in successfully launching the Rally, a platform offering engaging headlines from pop culture and sports.
As the president of Bleav (pronounced Believe), Weinberger assumes responsibility for the company's new business ventures, talent recruitment, production, and distribution. Bleav primarily focuses on captivating sports and pop culture topics that resonate with an ardent fan base. The engaging content produced by Bleav is accessible through streaming on multiple devices and is also available in the form of podcasts across popular platforms and social media networks.
Furthermore, as the head of the broadcast and a co-founder of Ring City USA, Weinberger plays a pivotal role in producing boxing content. Ring City USA boasts a vibrant lineup of live weekly boxing events aired on the NBC Sports Network and Twitch. Additionally, the platform offers insightful interviews, analysis, and news coverage, further solidifying its position as a premier destination for boxing enthusiasts.
Before his current ventures, Weinberger enjoyed a stellar career as a media executive. His tenure at the NFL Network, starting in 2003 as a coordinating producer for NFL Total Asset, led to his promotion to executive producer in 2006. In this capacity, he oversaw marquee shows such as Thursday Night Football, NFL Gameday, and Redzone. Weinberger also spearheaded the coverage of major events, including Super Bowl Week, the NFL Scouting Combine, the NFL Red Carpet, and the NFL Draft. Earlier in his career, he served as the senior producer of Fox Sports' popular program, Best Damn Sports Show Period, and produced The Keith Olbermann Evening News.
Following his contributions at Fox Sports and the NFL Network, Weinberger assumed the role of president at Bill Simmons Media Group, a prominent digital company. Additionally, he was executive director at HBO, where he was entrusted with overseeing operations, budgets, staffing, and content distribution. Notably, he served as an executive producer for the highly acclaimed Game of Thrones after-show, After The Thrones, and orchestrated a successful partnership between The Ringer and Twitter for the Game of Thrones after-show, Talk The Thrones, in 2017.
Eric's vast expertise, exceptional leadership, and profound contributions to the media landscape have cemented his reputation as an eminent executive producer and industry luminary.
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