Mike Francis

CBS Sports, VP, Remote Engineering

Mike Francis joined CBS Sports in July of 2016 to oversee remote engineering. He leads all technical planning for the marquee events on CBS including Super Bowls, the Masters, the PGA Championship, the Final Four, and the SEC Championship.  In addition to his engineering responsibilities, Francis also helps find and implement new technologies to all of CBS Sports’ properties.

Prior to joining CBS, Francis spent 14 years working in live sports and entertainment broadcasting for companies such as Game Creek Video, serving as the director of technology, engineering manager, and engineer-in-charge. He also served as the engineer-in-charge for Mobile TV Group. At Game Creek Video, Francis played an integral role in the design and configuration of the first uncompressed IP router truck, Encore. He was also part of the leadership team for live telecasts such as The Masters, the PGA Championship, the US Open, the World Series, the NBA Finals, and the College Football National Championship.

Francis was raised in Colorado and is a graduate of Western State Colorado University with a degree in communications with a mass media emphasis.

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