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Steve Mayer

Steve Mayer joined the NHL in December 2015 as the Executive Vice President and Executive Producer of Programming & Creative Development. In September 2016, Mayer was promoted to Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President of Events and Entertainment.

Prior to joining the NHL, Mayer spent 20 years with IMG Productions. Most recently, he served as IMG’s Executive Producer and SVP of IMG, the world’s largest producer of sports programming.

Mayer was the producer of several network variety specials, including NHL Awards (NBC), NBA All-Star All-Style (TNT), Hall of Game Awards (Cartoon Network), Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular (CBS), Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials (CBS), Tony Awards Preview Show (CBS), Miss Universe (NBC/FOX), World’s and Year’s Funniest Commercials (TBS/ Spike), and Christmas at Rockefeller Center (NBC).

Mayer also has a number of highly acclaimed reality and documentary shows on his production resume, including ‘A Season With Notre Dame Football,’ Hoops U (Showtime), NHL Revealed (NBC/ CBC), Race to the Altar (NBC), I’d Do Anything (ESPN), Manhunt (Bravo), Battle of Network Stars (NBC), Better Half (Bravo), Battle of the Gridiron Stars (ESPN) and Beer Money (SNY).

The native of Union, New Jersey has produced hundreds of live sporting events, including the NHL Winter Classic, NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft, NHL All-Star Skills Competition, the NHL All-Star Game, the NHL Awards, the NFL Hall of Fame Enshrinement, the Ryder Cup Opening and Closing Ceremonies and numerous halftime shows for the NFL.

A winner of 10 Emmys and 3 Ace Awards, Mayer has produced five Olympic games, including Bravo’s Olympic coverage from London in 2012, as well as producer of the Morning Show at the Olympic games in Sydney for NBC. Over his career, Mayer has produced hundreds of tennis events and has been lead producer for the Australian, French and U.S. Opens. For ten years, Mayer was the Executive Producer of the New York City Marathon for ESPN.

Mayer is a graduate of Ithaca College. He lives in West Caldwell, N.J. with his wife and two daughters.
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