John Vassallo

Senior Coordinating Producer

John Vassallo has been a senior coordinating producer for ESPN Regional Television since 2003. With the launch of ESPNU in 2005 from the ERT Charlotte, N.C., facility, he added responsibility for the oversight of college football and the NCAA Championships. He joined ERT in 1997 as a coordinating producer.

In addition to college football, Vassallo coordinates the production of all of the NCAA Championships – lacrosse, ice hockey, and wrestling -, The Home Depot College Football Awards and the Under Armour All-America High School Football Game.

Previously, Vassallo worked for NESN from 1986-1997 as a senior producer. He was an editor for WGBH-TV in Boston from May-October 1986, and a program director for Continental Cablevision in Watertown, Conn., from 1984-1986.

Vassallo, a native of Westchester County, New York, attended Hope College and earned a bachelor of arts in communications and art history. He received a Master of Science degree in broadcasting and film from Boston University.

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