VEGAS - April 7, 2017 - Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, April 7, that the team has hired Jonny Greco as the club's Vice President of Events and Entertainment. In this role, Greco will oversee the Vegas Golden Knights game presentation during home games at T-Mobile Arena, all in-arena production, in-event production, fan interaction and entertainment. Greco will officially join the Golden Knights organization on Saturday, April 15.
"Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world," said Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz. "We recognize and embrace the expectations that come along with playing our games here from a performance perspective. Jonny possesses a unique background that spans multiple professional teams, leagues and sports entertainment entities. His creative vision will help us produce exceptional in-game presentation and entertainment, which will create memorable and enjoyable experiences for our fans."
Greco joins the Golden Knights after spending the last five years with World Wrestling Entertainment as their Senior Director, Live Event Producer where he produced live WWE events worldwide. Greco was part of the WWE creative team that helped elevate the live event experience through interactive show concepts and media elements. He also helped build out the host/announce teams.
Prior to joining WWE, Greco was the Director of Video Production for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2004-2011. During his time in Cleveland, Greco and his production team captured four regional Emmy Awards for his work on the Cavaliers Video Introduction (2006, 2009, 2010) and Headshot Package (2007).
Greco has also been a part of four teams who received the Golden Matrix Award, an annual honor recognizing superior achievement throughout the large screen video and matrix display industry as determined by the Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA). These awards were for Best In-Game Feature (editor, 2003), Best Mascot Video (producer/shooter, 2005) and Best Overall Video Display (director/producer/editor, 2007 and 2008).
Through his work as both a producer and director with VWSE Productions, Greco has worked extensively with the NFL on their Hall of Fame Weekend shows, the NBA on their All-Star Weekends, the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City and the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver.
He previously worked in the NHL as well, serving as the Manager of Video Production of the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2002-2004. The Blue Jackets were awarded "#1 Stadium Experience in all of sports" by ESPN the Magazine in 2004.
He began his career in professional sports as a Producer/Editor with the Florida Marlins in 1999.
Greco graduated from Full Sail University with an Associate of Science Degree in Film and Video. A native of Oneonta, New York Greco and his wife Amanda have two children, Goldie (6), and Marlon (4).
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