Christopher Mallory is Senior Vice President at Major League Baseball Network where he is the division head of Creative Services, an executive creative director and producer of grand-scale production design concepts and broadcast packaging. To date, he has been honored with 41 Sports and News Emmy Award nominations and 16 Emmy Award wins for high visibility events including the launch of the Major League Baseball Network, Super Bowls XXXIV, XXXVII, and XL, Monday Night Football and more.
A founding employee of the Major League Baseball Network, he designed the “look” and visual points of the MLBN brand for the Network’s 2009 Global launch to over 61 million households, the largest network launch in cable TV history. He was a co-founder of MLBN’s Veterans Apprentice Program, teaching veterans and, specifically combat-wounded veterans, the skills necessary to pursue full-time careers in broadcasting. Under his guidance, three of his Apprentices won Sports Emmy Awards for their work, the first veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom to do so. Prior to MLBN, he spent 21 years at ABC Sports, ABC News and ESPN, where he was responsible for production design for Good Morning America, 20/20, Primetime Live, World News Tonight, ABC’s Presidential Election coverage and more.
Chris is a member of the West Nyack Fire Department and a recipient of the Rockland County Volunteer Fire Association’s Joseph K. Wright Memorial Unit Citation Award acknowledging action in an emergency situation where three or more firefighters together acted with valor to save life from fire, drowning or vehicle accident. He has been acknowledged by the Red Cross for his volunteerism in Manhattan following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. And, he holds a certification in Military Behavioral Health from the Rockland County PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Veteran Peer Support Program, providing support to veterans following training on military culture, pharmacology, recovery, and various aspects of trauma, with special focus on PTSD, TBI and depression.