Andrea Berry has been named EVP of operations and technology for NBCUniversal – Telemundo and Latin America. She will oversee facilities operations, technical operations, production, and post-production for Telemundo Enterprises, in addition to providing local leadership to their globally aligned engineering, IT, and security organizations. Berry is a seasoned technical and operational leader with vast experience in broadcast operations, media operations, and production. Previously, she served as the senior vice president and general manager of the Broadcast, TV & Film division for the Production Resource Group (PRG), managing global teams who create technology solutions for live television sports, entertainment, and news, as well as scripted and unscripted projects for film and television.
At Fox Sports and the Fox Networks Group Engineering & Operations division in Los Angeles, Berry served as a key member of the senior leadership team for 19 years in multiple roles as the SVP of broadcast media services, the SVP of broadcast operations, and the SVP of field operations. There, she oversaw the daily media operations in a mission critical environment which encompassed three broadcast facilities nationwide, supporting multiple broadcast and cable networks. Berry led a talented, cross-functional team of executives and her track record of excellence includes supporting the growth of Fox Sports and Fox Sports Net, as well as the launch of over 10 broadcast and cable networks, including Big Ten Network, FX Networks, National Geographic Channels, Fox Deportes, FS1, and FS2. She was also part of the senior leadership team that produced some of the highest profile live events in the world.
Berry serves as an executive member and chair of the Diversity Committee for the Sports Video Group and is a 2016 inductee to the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. She holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science and a minor in electrical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. Berry also earned executive certification in management leadership from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and certification in new media management from the University of Southern California. As a recipient of four “Technical Team Remote” Emmy awards, she has also received several industry honors such as the “STEM Leadership in Media Award” from the Alliance for Women in Media; the “Technology Leadership Award” from Broadcasting & Cable Magazine; and the “Women in Technology Leadership Award” from TV News Check. She is an advocate for STEAM education and serves on the boards for The Young Ambassadors Leadership Academy, a philanthropic organization focused on STEAM education, leadership, and college readiness for youth in the Los Angeles area; and the DuSable Museum of African American History. She is a lifetime trustee of the Illinois Institute of Technology.
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