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Mark Fragale

Mark Fragale

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
SPORTSZONE/LIVE

Mark Fragale

Executive Producer

SportsZone/Live

Mark Fragale is the executive producer for the RIT SportsZone program. For the last 15 years, Fragale has produced the SportsZone program with the intent to develop new and creative content in sports television production for the RIT community. Directing live sports television broadcasts as well as producing video programming with the student workforce has led to numerous awards and the placement of graduates within the sports broadcasting industry.

Before arriving at RIT, Fragale was employed in Los Angeles as a camera operator and director of photography on motion picture films, episodic television series, featured commercials and documentaries.

A graduate of Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts he earned a B.F.A degree in film, video and photography production.

Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
PREGAME/ALL ACCESS

Kevin Roche

RIT SportsZone Executive Producer

RIT Production Services

kevin.roche@rit.edu

585-475-2909

Kevin Roche manages a student staff of 65 and oversees all areas of production for award-winning 30-minute sports program, hockey pre-game shows and special reports that are broadcast throughout New York State on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel. These programs have received wide acclaim and won countless awards.

Before arriving at RIT, Roche spent nearly 10 years as a sports anchor/reporter/producer at WHAM-TV in Rochester, NY and WIVT-TV in Binghamton, NY. He was awarded the NYS Broadcasters Award-Best Newscast.

A 1999 graduate of Ithaca College, he earned a Bachelor of Science in television/radio and a minor in sports studies.

Mark Fragale

Executive Producer

SportsZone/Live

Mark Fragale is the executive producer for the RIT SportsZone program. For the last 15 years, Fragale has produced the SportsZone program with the intent to develop new and creative content in sports television production for the RIT community. Directing live sports television broadcasts as well as producing video programming with the student workforce has led to numerous awards and the placement of graduates within the sports broadcasting industry.

Before arriving at RIT, Fragale was employed in Los Angeles as a camera operator and director of photography on motion picture films, episodic television series, featured commercials and documentaries.

A graduate of Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts he earned a B.F.A degree in film, video and photography production.

Kevin Roche

RIT SportsZone Executive Producer

RIT Production Services

kevin.roche@rit.edu

585-475-2909

Kevin Roche serves as Executive Producer and Host of RIT SportsZone Pregame LIVE. Additionally, he manages SportsZone’s student staff and oversees all aspects of production for the organization’s digital content.

Before arriving at RIT, Roche spent nearly a decade as a sports anchor/reporter/producer at WHAM-TV in Rochester, NY and WIVT-TV in Binghamton, NY. He was awarded the New York State Broadcasters Award for Best Sportscast in 2007.

A graduate of Ithaca College, he earned a B.S. in television/radio and a minor in sports studies.

Rachel Conidaris

Rachel Conidaris

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
IN-HOUSE

Rachel Conidaris

SportsZone In-House Executive Producer

RIT Production Services

rachel.conidaris@rit.edu

585-475-5043

Rachel Conidaris started with RIT Production Services August 2014. She currently is Producer/Director in the Video Production and SportsZone department.

In her role she produces and directs all of the RIT Men’s and Women’s In–House Hockey events held at the Gene Polisseni Center as well as other events held throughout campus.

Conidaris has a bachelor’s degree from the College at Brockport State University of New York, with a major in communications and a minor in film studies.

Rachel Conidaris

Mark Sniffen

DIRECTOR
MOTION GRAPHICS

Mark Sniffen

Director of Motion Graphics

RIT Production Services

mark.sniffen@rit.edu

585-475-3959

As the Director of Motion Graphics, Mark Sniffen is in charge of creating and implementing the graphic content for Video Production, SportsZone, and Event Support. The process includes concept, design, animation, and operation for events, promotional videos, and live sports broadcasts.

He holds software proficiencies in After Effects, Nuke, Blender, Maya, Houdini, Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Xpression.

Sniffen first worked in Production Services as a student employee, while completing his BFA in film and animation.

Rachel Conidaris

SportsZone In-House Executive Producer

RIT Production Services

rachel.conidaris@rit.edu

585-475-5043

Rachel Conidaris started with RIT Production Services August 2014. She currently is Producer/Director in the Video Production and SportsZone department.

In her role she produces and directs all of the RIT Men’s and Women’s In–House Hockey events held at the Gene Polisseni Center as well as other events held throughout campus.

Conidaris has a bachelor’s degree from the College at Brockport State University of New York, with a major in communications and a minor in film studies.

Mark Sniffen

Director of Motion Graphics

RIT Production Services

mark.sniffen@rit.edu

585-475-3959

As the Director of Motion Graphics, Mark Sniffen is in charge of creating and implementing the graphic content for Video Production, SportsZone, and Event Support. The process includes concept, design, animation, and operation for events, promotional videos, and live sports broadcasts.

He holds software proficiencies in After Effects, Nuke, Blender, Maya, Houdini, Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Xpression.

Sniffen first worked in Production Services as a student employee, while completing his BFA in film and animation.