Mike Webb

Mike Webb
Vice President, Broadcast Operations
YES Network

Mike Webb, an 11-time Emmy Award-winner who has been with YES since its March 2002 launch, is the Vice President of Broadcast Operations at YES Network. Webb oversees long-range planning, field and studio operations and engineering.

The YES Network is the exclusive television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Nets.  YES, which has earned 346 Emmy Award nominations and 80 Emmy Awards since its March 2002 launch, also televises original biography, studio and magazine programs, in addition to college sports.

Upon joining the YES Network in November 2001, Webb researched and contracted for network origination and studio services, satellite services, mobile unit vendors, and post-production facilities, and hired the network’s engineering and support staff.

In the ensuing years, Webb oversaw the building out of YES’ HD production and master control facilities in 2007 and the introduction of YES’ newest production and satellite trucks. Webb also played a significant role when YES produced the first two 3D Major League Baseball games.

Prior to joining the YES Network, Webb spent 20 years working in various capacities at the ABC Television Network. He had most recently been a production executive for ABC Sports, working on such franchises as Wide World of Sports and College Football Scoreboard Show, as well as the network’s golf and figure skating coverage. Webb also managed production of ABC Sports’ Super Bowl XXXVI Pre-Game Show.

Webb’s production credits at ABC Sports include three Super Bowl Pre-Game Shows, two World Series, one MLB National League Championship Series, four New York City Marathons, ABC Monday Night Football, ABC College Football, the Kentucky Derby and the Indianapolis 500. Webb joined ABC in 1982, working in the finance department.