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Bob Braunlich '74 celebrated by ESPN colleagues

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Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

While the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship Game will go down as one of the most technologically comprehensive sports-television productions in history, it also marks a bittersweet moment in history for those who work behind the scenes at the game’s primary broadcaster, ESPN.

After nearly four decades in sports television, ESPN VP, Remote Production Operations, Bob Braunlich '74 is set to retire in April, making this the final College Football Championship Game he will work full-time for the network. Affectionately referred to as simply “BB” by his colleagues, Braunlich has long been the cool, calm, and comprehensive tour de force that makes many of the largest and most complex traveling studio operations possible. Read more...