Mike Pearl, former ESPN production executive, dies at 77

Previous ESPN production executive Mike Pearl, a member of the Sporting activities Broadcasting Corridor of Fame who experienced a key affect on a wide vary of significant-profile gatherings more than 4 a long time and various networks, died at the age of 77, in accordance to Sporting activities Video clip Team.

Pearl put in two stints at ABC Sporting activities during his very long profession and brought his abilities to ESPN prior to retiring in 2014. He received 17 Sporting activities Emmy Awards.

Pearl started his profession as an on-air reporter in community information in Miami in the late 1960s, and he created his mark at CBS Sporting activities in the seventies making “The NFL Right now” with Phyllis George, Brent Musburger, Irv Cross and Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder.

His 1st stint at ABC Sporting activities in the early eighties bundled making Tremendous Bowls, Monday Evening Football, the Olympics, various editions of the Indy five hundred and ABC’s “Extensive Environment of Sporting activities.”

In the mid-nineteen nineties, Pearl joined Turner Sporting activities, overseeing production of gatherings that bundled NASCAR, the Olympics, figure skating, golfing, Wimbledon and the NBA on TNT.

Pearl rejoined ABC Sporting activities in 2003, supervising Monday Evening Football, the 2006 FIFA Environment Cup and golfing, amongst other properties.