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There are two very necessary traits for the next commish.

I do not know that she has either. (BTW, I do not know if Babcock or White have those traits either). Val Ackerman understands media 2000. Does she fully understand the changing landscape and rights fees associated with that? Probably as close as anyone mentioned but there may be someone even better out there)

1. You must understand and be able to negotiate broadcast deals for the 2020s (not the 2000s). That means understanding digital rights and OTT delivery and possible PPV components on items that are not necessarily linear TV BUT you must also understand linear TV is not going away for sports immediately for the entire audience.

2. You must be able to understand the needs of very disparate institutions (private-public-public acting like a private) so you can manage the whole effectively. Basically, can you herd cats?
[Post edited by HooAlum at 06/29/2020 3:07PM]

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Posted: 06/29/2020 at 3:04PM


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