Bill Wood

Residence: Los Angeles, CA 90041

BACKGROUND: Thirty plus years in the communications industry including: broadcasting, print, Internet, multimedia, corporate communications, education and training program development. Experience includes special event research, development, implementation, promotion and marketing.

Professional Experience:
Rally America Television Analyst: 04/07 to 10/07
Co-hosted Rally America rally broadcasts on ESPN2 with Paul Page

Grand American Road Racing: 03/07 to 09/07
Hosted on-site, live racing event webcasts including pre and post event shows and pre-event interviews and production.

X Games 12: 08/06
Stadium Sport Announcer, Rally Car Racing, Home Depot Center, X Games 12

SpeedFreaks: 06/00 to Present
One of four on-air talent on top-rated, nationally syndicated, weekly, radio and television motorsports lifestyle broadcasts.

KCOP Television, Channel 13 (Los Angeles): 04/94 to 01/01
Senior Producer/Web Master: Supervised staff, editorial content, production and development of news, online & special event programming. Created, designed and supervised 1996 award winning political campaign coverage.

KCBS Television, Channel 2 (Los Angeles): 02/81 to 04/94
Writer/Producer/Executive Producer: Created format and supervised all staff and production of daily one hour morning newscast; Segment production, special projects and video graphic creation.

Self-Employed Writer/Producer: 12/78 to 02/81
Principal of Rallysport Communications including clients: BF Goodrich, Mazda, Ford, Chrysler, Porsche/Audi, ESPN, WTBS, FOX Television & others. Creator and on-air talent for The Business of Sports, a daily, sports business broadcast. Produced & supervised All-American Sports Network, 35 stations representing 60 percent of the country broadcasting approximately 100 televised sports events live or live-to-tape.

KABC Television, Channel 7 (Los Angeles): 05/70 to 12/78
Writer/Producer/Sports Producer: Supervised staff, editorial content and production of daily newscasts, special projects and internal show segments.

MAJOR AWARDS (for producing and/or writing)
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: 2 Emmys (1994, 1998), and 11 nominations
Radio and Television News Assoc: 4 Golden Mikes: (1988, 1989, 2 1994)
Associated Press Best of the West: (1995), 2 APTRA nominations
RTNDA: Regional Edward R. Murrow National & Finalist: (1999)

Creator – THE RACING REPORT Internet site with content exclusive to motorsports featuring multimedia streaming
Creator – SPORTSBIZ Stock Index, first ever daily index of sports-oriented companies
Creator – SPORTSBIZ Economic Forecasting Model, developed with Chase Econometrics
Creator – THE BUSINESS OF SPORTS daily television broadcast covering the daily sports business headlines.
Creator – THE RACING REPORT DOMINATOR INDEX, measuring driver domination in seven international disciplines.
Lecturer – University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, California State University System
Editor – California Eagle Newsmagazine

Education: BA, California State University, 1970

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