Daniel Presser

ACC Network Producer
Class of 2001; Elected 2023

Dan graduated in 2005 from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University with a BS in Broadcast Journalism.  An 8-time Emmy winner, he started his career in 2005 as a PA (production assistant) and Associate Producer at ESPN working on “Sunday NFL Countdown” producing highlights, cutting video, researching events and training new PAs in addition to producing “Images of the Year” in 2007 and 2010.  In 2010 he traveled to South Africa to cover the Soccer World Cup.  Recruited in 2011 by the MLB and NHL networks as a producer, Dan produced live daily studio shows such as “Hot Stove”, “Quick Pitch” and “NHL Tonight”, and traveled to 3 World Series to produce MLB Network’s playoff coverage.  He also produced the live MLB draft for two years. In 2019 he returned to Bristol to help launch the ACC network, a division of ESPN, and is the head producer in charge of staff, programming, daily and season long recap shows.  In 2020, Dan personally launched “Quarantine 2020 Productions”, in which he filmed his toddler children in iconic movie clips. A few of the over 50 clips included celebrities such as Will Smith, Jimmy Kimmel, Bob Costas, Dr. J and J.J. Reddick. Dan used the clips to raise over $80,000 for Feeding America, thereby providing 800,000 meals to families in need during the Covid pandemic.

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