The Center for Sports Media and Marketing continuously brings awesome companies and professionals to campus and NEP is no exception. Their headquarters may be in Pittsburgh, but they have offices in the United Kingdom and Australia, allowing them to better serve a global market.
So what makes NEP so darn cool? The professionals at NEP are creative thinkers. They have their own in-house integration facility where clients can customize their needs. As an industry leader, NEP sets the bar high for event, sports and entertainment production support, technical management and engineering. They are international leaders in providing outsourced teleproduction services in the industry, offering clients the best of the best. The company’s list of accolades goes on and on but quickly, NEP has won numerous Sports Emmys and has been inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame three times. NEP has put together some phenomenal events. From design, managing and technical support, NEP can tailor a company’s event needs. Between their digital cinema projectors, high resolution switching capabilities, plasma screens and their own innovative LED technology, the X7-HD, NEP can make any event look like a rock star.
Not only is this company leading the way in broadcasting, but they offer a very unique apprenticeship program that you won’t find at all broadcasting companies. This two-year mobile unit engineer program takes the time to develop talent, teaching the skills needed to be a top mobile engineer. If interested in this aspect of broadcasting, be sure to check out this opportunity.
A company that values passion, innovation and integrity, is surly one you want to check out. Center co-director, Tom McMillan encourages students to visit NEP when they come to campus stating that, “NEP has a huge role in televised sports across the nation, and it’s based right here in Pittsburgh. It’s a great way for our students to get insight into the production side of the broadcast business and to learn from professionals who can offer valuable career advice.”
To learn more about NEP before they arrive on campus on March 31st, be sure to visit their website.
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Pictures below were taken by Point Park student Don Ranasinghe during a tour of NEP