April 14, 2021
Event production skills learned in high school can help students at the next level. To hear an example of this, Justin and Matt spoke with Becky Hoch, Media Academy Director at Papillion La Vista High School, and Aidan Cho, former Papillion student and current student at the University of South Dakota. They share details of their video board production and implementation, the manual Aidan created and much more.
March 10, 2021
A new baseball season is almost ready to swing into action and that means ballparks are also getting ready to turn on their systems for 2021. Justin and Matt are joined by Stephanie Walker, Daktronics live events services manager, to hear some tips for getting your systems up and running, things to check for, content and control system considerations, and more.
February 17, 2021
What happens when a team is forced to relocate to a different stadium for their remaining home games during a pandemic? Explore that story and more as Justin and Matt are joined by Laura Johnson, Director Game Presentation & Live Events at the San Francisco 49ers. She shares her journey from a 5-year-old keeping score at parks and recreation basketball to Peoria Sports Complex to the 49ers and everything in between. She even shares her experiences of attending the Daktronics NFL User Group in Brookings, South Dakota.
July 22, 2020
To discuss how to engage fans when live events return, Justin and Matt talk with Trish Schuver, Daktronics Professional Services Manager. She shares information about creating content for college campuses and event venues, the new content catalog for teams to purchase and more.
June 26, 2020
Our high school customers can select from a video board operation curriculum to teach their students the ins and outs of event production. Angie Wilson, Professional Services Manager, and Kyle Sydow, High School Market Manager, join Justin and Matt to share the details of this curriculum, what it’s designed to do and other details of the offering.
December 11, 2019
Event production has some differences from MiLB to MLB. Justin and Matt sit down with Garret Young, production manager for the Houston Astros, to hear his journey into event production, some of the fun things he’s been able to create for his game days and his exciting first season with the Houston Astros.
December 9, 2019
Usually when the lights go out at a sporting event, it’s a bad thing. But at the University of Georgia, it’s a critical part of the show. Justin and Matt sit down with Video Board Event Producer Anna Pence to hear more about their production, especially at Sanford Stadium for football games. Anna also shares details of how she triggers venue lighting, video boards and music from Daktronics Show Control.
April 10, 2019
Adam Kaminski joins Matt to talk about his role as a Daktronics Control Systems Specialist including training key operators on their new system after it’s installed. He also talks about other Daktronics services he helps to provide at all levels of events from high schools to the pros. He even shares a fun story about what it was like working on the new system at Wrigley Field for the Chicago Cubs.
April 3, 2019
Bringing new and exciting engagement opportunities to live events is at the core of CUE Audio’s plan. Ira Akers, the company’s co-founder and vice president of sales, visits with Justin and Matt to explain more about their inception, what they can do and a few projects they’ve worked on recently.