- Mapper since:
- March 08, 2022
Before his tenure at the NFL Network, Eric Weinberger served as the senior producer of Fox Sports’ popular program, Best Damn Sports Show Period. Additionally, he garnered valuable experience as a producer for The Keith Olbermann Evening News from September 2000 to May 2001.
After leaving Fox Sports and the NFL Network, Weinberger assumed leadership positions as the president of Bill Simmons Media Group, a prominent digital company, and as an executive director at HBO. He showcased his exceptional abilities in overseeing operations, budgeting, staffing, and content distribution in these influential roles. Weinberger’s expertise was further exemplified as an executive producer for the Game of Thrones after-show, After The Thrones. He also successfully established a partnership between The Ringer and Twitter for Talk The Thrones, another Game of Thrones after-show in 2017.
Weinberger’s media leadership skills are diverse and encompass three major areas. Firstly, he creates dynamic and innovative team environments, empowering individuals through passion, innovative thinking, and fearless leadership. Secondly, his expertise extends to monetizing strategies, utilizing his profound knowledge in data science, decision theory, scalability, and optimizing decision architectures. Lastly, Weinberger’s vast experience as a media executive highlights his proficiency in strategic operations, live production events, storytelling, and monetizing assets. Notable achievements include producing the NFL Draft, NFL Total Access, NFL Gameday Morning, Thursday Night Football, the Best Damn Sports Show, Live Zone at Rolling Loud Los Angeles, and being a significant contributor to the development of the NFL Network. He has also created multiple assets for HBO and the Bill Simmons Media Group, including serving as the executive producer for the acclaimed HBO documentary for his exceptional skills in producing television shows and captivating big-screen documentaries. He has established a reputation as a master of content creation and monetization strategies.
Weinberger consistently delivered outstanding results with his keen eye for detail and unwavering dedication to his craft. His contributions to the sports media industry have been invaluable, and he continues to inspire and lead with his expertise.