Grier Patterson

Grier Patterson
Vice President, Sports Operations
Tokyo Broadcasting System International

Grier Patterson has worked for Japanese commercial broadcast network Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) since 1989.  From 1995 he has been based in New York, where he oversees the international properties TBS holds the Japanese broadcast rights to, including the Olympics, the IAAF World Athletic Championships, The Masters and the PGA Championship.

The biannual World Athletic Championships represent the largest international production for the network, with 200+ people on site.  He has spent the last 21 Aprils in Augusta, where TBS has a significant unilateral broadcast operation.