HARTFORD, CONN., February 20, 2014: Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that Emmy Award-winning production executive, Todd Schwarzschild, will join the network as Vice President of Programming and Production. Prior to joining Back9Network, Schwarzschild was responsible for creating and overseeing sponsored content at CNN International’s Special Projects Unit.
“Todd will be a great creative asset to a dynamic and growing senior programming team at Back9Network,” said James L. Bosworth, CEO of Back9Network. “He has the perfect blend of experience and passion for this genre of lifestyle programming, which will allow him to step right in and help quarterback our in-house and co-produced programming.”
Previously, Schwarzschild created short- and long-form documentaries, features, and investigative reports for CNN globally. Prior to CNN, he focused on web-television integration at CBS Interactive. Schwarzschild’s professional accolades include two National Emmy Awards and two National Headliner Awards.
“I am truly excited to be joining Back9Network. With a team of skilled and talented professionals, Back9 is offering unique and engaging content like no other media company today. Being a part of such a focused and imaginative team is a once-in-a-career opportunity,” said Schwarzschild.
About Back9Network: Back9Network, based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a lifestyle multiplatform television network and media company. Back9Network was developed as a complementary alternative to traditional media’s focus on professional golf tournament coverage. Focused on compelling storytelling, interesting personalities, features and fashions, interviews and instruction, travel, gear and much more, fans of all kinds will want to hang with the Back9Network. golf.swingbyswing.com, the online clubhouse for Back9Network, delivers a fresh perspective on the golf lifestyle and its worldwide influence. Back9Network’s leadership includes respected and outspoken executives from the golf and media industries. Back9Network recently moved into its new Corporate Headquarters and TV/Video Production Studio in Hartford, joining ESPN, NBC Sports and YES Network in Connecticut. For further information, visit golf.swingbyswing.com
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