Senior Vice President & General Manager, FOX Sports North & FOX Sports Wisconsin
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Mike Dimond, senior vice president and general manager of FOX Sports North and FOX Sports Wisconsin, has directed the regional sports networks’ operations since May, 2004. With over 30 years in the television industry, Dimond oversees sales, marketing, programming, production, and business development as part of his of day-to-day management of FOX Sports North and FOX Sports Wisconsin.
Dimond’s television career began with directing high school football while attending Colorado State University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in speech and theatre arts in 1981. Since 1981, Dimond’s experiences as producer and director include live telecasts of the Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rockies, Minnesota Timberwolves, Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets, college football, college baseball, college basketball, college hockey, gymnastics, swimming and diving, track and field.
International and national events also are a part of Dimond’s repertoire, having served as Senior Executive Producer for Star Sports in Hong Kong from 1994-96 and as an associate producer at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona for the Baseball World Feed. He was part of the production team at the Australian Open and French Open.
For the 5th consecutive year, Mike will be a part of the “Pro Sports Plunge”, in which the pro sports teams in town combine forces to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Minnesota. In addition, Mike serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities and this past Summer he and his wife, Janice, completed a mission to “Run for a Reason” by running a half-marathon in all 50 states to raise funds for Feed My Starving Children. He and Janice have two sons Ben (Wife-Sarah) and Zach, and a daughter Maddie.