About Patrick Scanlon

  • Industry MediaMarketingTelevisionDigital
  • Sector Branded ContentCorporate CommunicationsCreative ServicesPost ProductionSocial Media
  • Preferred Job Title Executive ProducerHead of ProductionHead of VideoProducerSenior Producer

Summary

Pat Scanlon knows the broadcasting industry. Over the past twenty-five years, he’s won Emmys as a broadcaster, launched a regional cable TV network, directed programming and marketing departments, and produced every type of broadcast product imaginable, from hosting and producing Rutgers Basketball and Rutgers Football coaching shows, live network football games to commercials and corporate marketing pieces.

Since moving into its’ New Jersey production facility in 2005, Shamrock has seen its client base grow by leaps and bounds. Shamrock’s client list reflects relationships and mutual respect developed over decades, and includes Rutgers University, Walgreens, The New Jersey Alliance for Action, Casio, Ansell, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation, ShopRite, Vision Creative Group and Taylor PR.

Scanlon came to New Jersey in 1980, leaving NBC affiliate WNDU-TV to join New Jersey Network. It was there he was named NJ Sportscaster of the Year nine times while winning numerous awards.

In 1996, Scanlon guided the launch of CN8, a regional cable network in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Heading up this network that featured a variety of live and interactive programming, Scanlon also created a regional branding and promotions department. He received national recognition for bringing such an original concept to the cable television marketplace.

Prior to concentrating his efforts solely on Shamrock Communications, Scanlon was VP of Television Production and Marketing for The Racing Network, overseeing the production facilities and the network’s branding and marketing.

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the author of three books, including “Digger Phelps and Notre Dame Basketball,” Scanlon was named New Jersey Sports Broadcaster of the Year nine times, while winning two NATAS Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards. He has covered high school, college, and professional sports, including the U.S. Open Golf Championship and New York City Marathon, as well as producing New York Giants Preseason Football telecasts.