Sportstime Ohio VP TCOM alum Ed Niemi’s talk to TCOM4630 class

Ed Niemi, a 1996 TCOM alum and Chair of the TCOM Alumni Advisory Board’s Development Committee, will give a talk to the TCOM4630 Telecommunications Programming class this Tuesday 11/16 at 9:30 a.m. WH018 on his experience in launching the Sportstime Ohio Network in Cleveland and careers in sports cable networks.
Ed Niemi is the Vice President of Affiliate Relations & Distribution for SportsTime Ohio (STO). STO is a regional sports network and the TV home of the Cleveland Indians. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Ed is responsible for all aspects of the Affiliate Sales Department including negotiating distribution contracts and developing and maintaining strong relationships with STO’s cable and satellite affiliates. Ed has been in the cable industry since graduating with a BA in Communications, working in local ad sales for Cablevision and affiliates sales and marketing for Fox Cable Networks. While at BGSU, Ed was a member of the Men’s Golf Team.

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