Ted Shaker is a 13-time Emmy and two-time Peabody Award winning producer who has created networks, programs and developed talent for broadcast, cable and digital outlets for more than three decades.
As Executive Producer of CBS Sports, Ted was the creative leader behind seven Super Bowls, 10 NBA Finals, nine NCAA Tournaments, 12 Masters Golf Championships, three MLB World Series, eight US Open Tennis Championships and 11 Daytona 500s.
As CNBC’s Executive Producer, Business News, he developed seven new series for the network. At Time Warner, Shaker was founder and president of Sports Illustrated Television where he created branded award-winning programs for ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and TNT based on Sports Illustrated’s legendary storytelling and journalism.
Ted co-created the country’s first 24-hour sports news network, CNN/SI and, in conjunction with Time Warner Cable’s groundbreaking Orlando Project, he led the design of the industry’s first Video-on-Demand sports beta test in partnership with the NFL.
Ted was Executive Producer of the ESPN 30 For 30 documentary “Mike and the Mad Dog,” about the radio program that helped create a new genre of radio – sports talk. The film held its world premiere at the 2017 TriBeCa Film Festival.
Ted served on the Advisory Board for the University of Texas Center for Sports and Media, and as an adjunct faculty member of the Tisch Sports Institute for Sports Management, Media and Business at NYU. For his work in advancing opportunities and diversity in sports media, Ted received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Coker College.