September 11, 2008
Career Overview: Accomplished professional experienced in broadcasting, who can offer the following: Experience in field and studio production. Ability to produce innovative and creative cutting edge productions that are financially successful, together with the acumen to deliver outstanding results.
Mr. Riley is a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, MA A&S, BS 1991. He began his broadcasting career while in school working for NBC Sports on “NFL LIve”, Breeders Cup Horse Racing, NBA Basketball, and the Orange Bowl. Also while in school he worked for NESN in Boston as a Stage Manager and Associate Director on college hockey (Hockey East) and basketball. Upon graduating he went to work for CBS Sports for the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville France as a BA at the Ice Hockey Venue. In the spring of 1993 he worked at the NHL in the Broadcasting Division to help with coordination with the playoffs, Stanley Cup Finals and the 1993 Entry Draft. From there he moved on to SportsChannel New York and was the Associate Director for Devils, Islanders, Hockey and Nets Basketball. In 1998 covered men's and woman's ice hockey at Nagano Winter Olympics for CBS Sports. In 1999 he worked on Wall Street as an analyst in government operations at Bear Stearns. In 2000 he went to work for Jag FN a financial internet website as a producer and director of “live” financial news streamed over the internet. In 2001 he formed, “Five-Hole Productions” in which he oversaw the production of the 29th annual police/firemen hockey game which aired nationally over Fox Sports Net. In 2003/2004 he was a production manager in the Broadcast Operations division at NBA TV in Secaucus, New Jersey. In 2005-2007 he worked on the technical operations side for the IMUS in the Morning program on MSNBC. The summer of 2006 he produced a pilot for the Sportsman Channel which he created called, “Catch, Cook and Dine”, which aired in fall of 2006. From 2005 to present, Mr. Riley has been a freelance producer for ESPN, TSN, CBC, HD Net, Leafs TV, and Yes Network, and Thursday/Saturday night football for the NFL Network for 2006. He is also currently getting ready to produce a children's animation series called "Asphalt Avengers" with River Edge Productions, LLC, which he formed in 2002.
If you get a chance check out my website for a kids animation series I have created:
I have been getting interest from production companies in NY and LA