Power Players: Bill Bridgen, NBC Sports Regional Networks
President and group leader
NBC Sports Regional Networks
A business-minded executive, NBC Sports has tapped Bridgen to handle some of its trickiest negotiations. For example, Bridgen took the lead in developing an OTT service in Portland for a select number of Blazers games. He’s also taking the lead in Chicago, where NBC Sports Group has started important renewal talks with the Cubs, whose current rights deal ends in 2020.