Jeff Fountain

  • Manager, Broadcast Center and Video Production Engineer
  • Broadcast Center
  • Email: jfountain@uri.edu

Biography

Jeff is a three-time National Emmy® Award winner for Technical Directing NBC Sports live broadcast of the Summer Olympics.

His extensive experience as a director, producer, shooter and editor for national and local television networks has given him a strong foundation in TV studio production and management. He was an integral part of the production team that launched The Food Network. He has directed live broadcasts for CNN, VH-1, CNBC, WPRI and WLNE, plus worked as a promotions producer at NBC10/WJAR.

In his spare time, Jeff pursues his passion for music as an experienced drummer in local bands, and enjoys fishing the Rhode Island coast.