Jenni Brozena, Ed Derse, Scott Turken, and Scott Zolotorow Join the League’s Front Office Team
PHILADELPHIA, July 20, 2023 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the biggest and most profitable skilled lacrosse property on this planet, in the present day introduced an growth of its entrance workplace workers with the addition of 4 business veterans to newly created full-time positions.
Jenni Brozena joins as Director of Business Development, Ed Derse as Senior Vice President, Technology and Broadcast Operations, Scott Turken as Director and Executive Producer, Digital Content, and Scott Zolotorow, as Coordinating Producer, Broadcast Production.
“We welcome Jenni, Ed, Scott Turken, and Scott Zolotorow to the our dynamic entrance workplace, whose additions are a mirrored image of the expansion of the NLL enterprise, broadcast, and content material divisions beneath Kurt Hunzeker and Joel Feld, respectively,” mentioned NLL Commissioner Brett Frood. “Having simply accomplished a season of document attendance and engagement in all areas of media, we are actually poised to take one other giant step ahead within the enterprise of lacrosse, and we couldn’t have 4 higher professionals to assist us get there.”
Jenni Brozena joins the NLL from Sportradar the place she served because the Director of Business Development spanning the North American continent and all through Latin America. Brozena has additionally suggested and mentored startup tech firms, serving to make them capital funding wins and eventual exit gross sales to giant, multi-national tech giants. The Pennsylvania native has a bachelor’s diploma from West Chester University (PA) and a grasp’s from California University (PA).
Ed Derse is the brand new Senior Vice President, Technology and Broadcast Operations, and can lead efforts to find and implement new know-how platforms that evolve NLL’s product choices whereas persevering with to handle all broadcast technical operations. Derse has greater than 30 years of expertise in know-how, broadcast manufacturing, and operations. He has served as Senior Vice President, Digital Media, and Strategic Partnerships at Universal Sports Network, and Managing Director of the Rugby Channel. For the previous seven years, Derse has run his personal consulting enterprise and served the NLL as a guide to the printed operations space since November 2020.
Scott Turken takes over as Director and Executive Producer, Digital Content, tasked with setting the strategic path of the NLL’s digital content material choices, and main a staff of content material creators and publishers who’re liable for producing all digital property on the league’s social channels and NLL.com. Turken, a a number of National Sports Emmy Award winner, has spent greater than 25 years in sports activities media, together with 22 years at ESPN. Since the 2019-20 season, Turken has served the league directing and managing the sport night time highlights staff as a guide.
Scott Zolotorow is now the Coordinating Producer, Broadcast Production, charged with managing all sides of the NLL’s stay sport productions in partnership with the league media rights companions, ESPN and TSN. Zolotorow is an achieved stay sports activities producer, beforehand protecting lacrosse, soccer, and basketball video games for ESPN, CBS Sports Network, and the Big Ten Network. For the previous two seasons, Zolotorow has served the league in a component time position.