The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, welcomes Joel Feld as a broadcast consultant for the league. Within the league, Joel will be responsible for creating league wide production standards, shoring up current production technology and increasing the production value for the broadcasts and NLL Productions. In turn, Joel will be creating a roadmap for the future of NLL TV broadcasts.
Joel Feld has devoted his award-winning career to the media industry. He is an accomplished executive, producer and advisor with broad experience in the sports and news broadcast, cable, emerging platforms and digital media businesses. Feld has held leadership positions in management, programming and production, content and program development, linear and digital content creation and syndication, acquisitions and negotiations, talent, talent development, operations and business strategy.
“We are excited to officially welcome Joel Feld as part of our broadcast team. With his wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry, we aim for a continued investment in our broadcast-digital strategy,” said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. “We will continue to focus on improving the quality and delivery of our great product to our fans.”
Feld has played key roles in building, launching and developing several sports television networks including, CTSV (now CBS Sports Network), NESN and ONE World Sports. He began his career at ABC Sports where he produced hundreds of live domestic and international events including, four Olympics, Monday Night Football, Monday Night Baseball, ABC’s Wide World of Sports, the America’s Cup, the World Cup, and the Tour de France. Feld also served as a senior producer and executive producer of ABC SportsBeat with Howard Cosell and as co-creator and executive producer for ABC SportsNight, the network’s late-night sports variety show that ran in 1987. He has also developed and produced numerous documentaries, specials and long-form content/scripted specials for CBS Sports, MTV, HBO Sports and A&E. Feld also contributed to the launch of FOX Sports in 1994 and served as a producer on CBS This Morning Saturday when the show was re-launched in 2011.
Most recently, Feld served as Executive Vice President, ONE World Sports, a U.S. based national sports network delivering exclusive world-class events live from the U.S and around the globe. He was responsible for developing the network’s programming strategy, negotiations and business affairs, production, broadcast/technology operations, marketing and digital strategy. By the time of its sale, the network grew its distribution to 45 million homes across linear cable, satellite, broadband, OTT services and social media platforms.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional indoor lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 11 franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. The 2017-18 NLL season, commemorating the League’s 32nd year, begins December 8th for #FaceOffWknd. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.