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Since its formation in 2012, Gopher Digital Productions has been the video production arm of the University of Minnesota athletics department, working with all 25 Golden Gopher varsity sports in the areas of live broadcast and on-demand video.

Gopher Digital Productions oversees all in-venue video board operations (TCF Bank Stadium, Williams Arena, Mariucci Arena, the Sports Pavilion, Jane Sage Cowles Stadium and Siebert Field) as well as the Big Ten Network's StudentU presence on campus.

Additionally, GDP produces all on-demand video content for GopherSports.com, the Gophers official YouTube channel and other outlets, including nationally-recognized behind-the-scenes web series "Brick by Brick" and "Raise the Barn".

In 2013, the University of Minnesota won the "Best Overall Display" award at the annual IDEA Conference (Information Display and Entertainment Association) in the University division.

 

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The "Brick by Brick: Gopher Football" online web series goes behind the scenes with the Gopher Football team. "Raise the Barn: Gopher Basketball" takes fans inside Richard Pitino's Gopher men's basketball team. "Pride on Ice" gives an inside look of one of the premier college hockey programs in the country.
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"Fire Within" offers fans the opportunity to be part of Gopher Women's Basketball under the leadership of Marlene Stollings.
Gopher Digital Productions' latest feature: "Minnesota In-Focus" brings to life fascinating stories within Gopher Athletics.
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Gopher Digital Productions Staff

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Ryan Maus Director of Digital Production 612-626-3999 maus@umn.edu @RPMaus
Aric Carpenter Live Production Coordinator 952-540-7904 carpe356@umn.edu  
Daniel Claxton Creative Director 612-626-6449 dclaxton@umn.edu  
Garrett Wright Senior Producer 612-626-6552 gwwright@umn.edu @Garrett_Wright
Josh Blessing Audio/Video Media Producer 612-626-8313 jblessin@umn.edu @JoshJBlessing
Ryan McCarthy Broadcast Engineer 612-625-2528 mccarth@umn.edu  
John Romo Internet Services Manager 612-624-7318 romox001@umn.edu  
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Chris Jackson Video Production Intern   cjackson@umn.edu  
Benjy Portnoe Live Production Intern   portn023@umn.edu  
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Gopher Digital Productions 2016-17 Job Opportunities

Live Broadcast Operations Manager

The Live Broadcast Operations Manager will advance the goals and objectives of the University of Minnesota Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. This position will report directly to the Director of Digital Production within Gopher Digital Productions (GDP), the video production arm of University of Minnesota Athletics. The Manager will serve as supervisor for diverse full-time and part-time employees within GDP’s scoreboard and live broadcast operations unit. This position is responsible for developing and executing all aspects of scoreboard/live broadcast shows for all Gopher Sports and special events, as well as other live production-related responsibilities (web streams, coach’s shows, etc).

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Graphic Design/Animation Internship- Gopher Digital Productions

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Student Production Asst-Gopher Digital Productions

The production assistant position will assist with the preparation and execution of Gopher Digital Productions (broadcast video for Gopher Athletics) and Big Ten Network "Student - U" events. The position will assist in the preparation and execution of live productions for both the in-house scoreboard shows, as well as live streams to the Big Ten Nework Digital Network. Nights, weekends, and some holiday hours required.

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