Leon Schweir

Leon Schweir
Senior Vice President of Production
Pac-12 Networks

Leon Schweir was named the Senior Vice President of Production and Operations for Pac-12 Networks in December 2011 with the charge of overseeing all remote and studio production and operations for Pac-12 Networks.

Prior to Pac-12 Networks, Schweir was the second employee of the Big Ten Network in 2007 when he was named Executive Producer/Vice President of Production. He played a vital role in launching the new network, including hiring studio, remote and technical operations personnel that was responsible for producing more than 450 sporting events and 300 hours of live studio programming in year one.

Following Big Ten Network, Schweir went to Versus and Comcast SportsNet/NBC Universal as Executive Producer/Senior Vice President of Production and Planning. With over 30 years in television production, Schweir spent the majority of his career in production and programming with Madison Square Garden Networks, including 18 years as a producer and director for New York Rangers, Knicks and Yankees telecasts.

From 1997-2000, Schweir served as coordinating producer and was responsible and was elevated to Executive Producer/Vice President of Programming in 2000 where he spent six years overseeing the programming for MSG Network and FSN New York.