Steve Rubin

Steve Rubin


Atlanta, Georgia

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June 2014
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About Steve

Creative broadcast professional offering 16 years of event management and TV production experience. I have coordinated production logistics for hundreds of high profile televised live events. I have extensive experience in live remote, studio, and field production in sports and entertainment programming. Highly experienced in working with online editors, audio engineers, graphic artists, E.N.G., and lighting crews. A highly motivated, organized, and detail oriented “out of the box thinker” who persuades team members to readily adapt to changing environments, and who proactively addresses challenges.

Manager, TV Event Relations
World Wrestling Entertainment
August 2001 – Present (12 years 11 months)

Act as liaison between WWE television production and marketing departments and arenas worldwide to coordinate production logistics for every WWE televised live event—traveling to over 1500 live events over the past 14 years.

Conduct site surveys to assess suitability of locations for production needs. Work with arena personnel on set, camera, and ring placement. Arrange for special needs as required by writers and production staff.
Manipulate ticket sales to ensure arena is sold correctly for television purposes.

Selected Event Achievements:
- Coordinated production details and floor seating for Wrestlemania 18-30 with a combined attendance of close to 1 million and ticket sales of close to $50 million, setting numerous arena attendance records.
- Synchronized production logistics for the first Raw and Smackdown broadcasts in England, Italy, Japan, and the first and only Pay-Per-View airing from Puerto Rico.
- Organized seating plans, ticket distribution plans, and production logistics for the last 4 WWE Tribute to the Troops shows from Ft. Hood Texas, Ft. Bragg North Carolina, the US Naval Installation in Norfolk, Virginia and Joint Base Lewis-McChord outside of Seattle. WWE Tribute to the Troops is a free show that WWE puts on every year for our Armed Forces and their families and then tapes for broadcast on NBC.

Senior associate producer
World Wrestling Entertainment
June 2001 – April 2007 (5 years 11 months)
Produce features for multiple WWE television programs. Write runsheets and scripts. Coordinate locations and talent. Produce on camera shoots. Field produce location shoots.

-Produced WWE Fanatics Series- a monthly pay-per-view magazine show.
-Produced from concept to broadcast, the first-ever “Behind-the- Scenes” of Monday Night Raw—a 9 minute feature that educated viewers on the steps involved in putting together a live wrestling program.
-Directed and technical directed on-cameras for WWE Confidential. Used one hard camera, one jib camera and two video screens to produce visually stimulating on-cameras for this WWE magazine show.
-Produced halftime highlight packages for broadcasts of a start-up football league, the XFL, including primetime weekly network, playoff, and championship coverage.
-Produced opening for WWE Hall of Fame show, the first regularly scheduled program on WWE 24/7

Production Assistant/Floor Manager/Stage Manager
World Wrestling Entertainment
June 1998 – June 2001 (3 years 1 month)
Assisted producers with all facets of program development including writing scripts, editing tape, researching facts, and working with graphics department. Field produced location shoots as needed.

-As floor manager, worked ringside at televised live events ensuring announcers had necessary technical equipment and appropriate sponsor verbiage for a weekly live television broadcast.

-As stage manager, coordinated talent, production crews, writers and locations for pre-taped and backstage segments during live broadcasts.

-Field produced television coverage of WWE day at Fort Hood military base. Used multiple production crews to document events including parade, concert, hospital visits and personal appearances at largest army base in the US.

Show Runner/Production Assistant
HBO Sports
June 1997 – July 1997 (2 months)
Show Runner/Production Assistant
All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon
 Logged matches, helped to choose shots and wrote analyses for match highlights. Assisted in selection of best shots for production of network promos.

Unique traits: Specialties: Live event organization, coordination, and management Studio, Live Remote & Field Production Studio Directing Deck-to-Deck Linear & Non-Linear Editing Working in Online Edit & Audio Suites Coordinating Production Logistics Script Writing Interviewing Team Management Sports & Entertainment Event Coverage Technical Skills Discreet Logic & Newsedit Systems M-soft Online Music Library MS Word & Excel DV-Cameras VTRs, Switchers & Chyron Equipment A/V & Lighting Equipment



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