SVP/GM, Sports Operations, Turner Sports
A look at his duties and accomplishments clearly earns Hong the winner of the MVP award at Turner Sports. Among other feats, he spearheaded the partnership with LG, the NCAA and CBS Sports for a closed-circuit production in conjunction with the Final Four in Atlanta. Hong oversees the annual NCAA Digital Internship program, which every year awards one-year paid internships to ten recent college graduates. “I look for the candidate who will be the best cultural fit, someone who has exceptional communication skills and the ability to manage team members,” says Hong, regarding what he seeks out in new hires.