Official Store

    Chris Simonson
    Chris Simonson

    Associate Director of Broadcast Operations

    Alma Mater:
    Northwestern University

    Chris Simonson, a native of Ames, Iowa, came to Evanston, Ill., in 2007 as a Northwestern University undergraduate studying Radio/Television/Film. He began working part-time for the Athletic Communications office as a freshman work-study student. After completing his Bachelor of Science degree in 2011, Simonson was hired full-time in broadcast operations.

    In this role, Simonson is responsible for all video board production. He assists with promotional videos and interviews on, live-event streaming including Big Ten Network StudentU productions, producing content for The Pat Fitzgerald Show and Wildcat Fastbreak, as well as other departmental-wide video and graphics projects. He also works closely with the Big Ten Network and other broadcasting networks in covering Northwestern University athletics. Notable projects include the PersaStrong highlight video on and the new motion-graphic elements for the Welsh-Ryan Arena digital scorer's table.