Big Ten Network
Friedman is the Coordinating Producer of BTN Originals at the Big Ten Network and is responsible for creating and managing the content for all of BTN’s original series.
Friedman joined BTN one month prior to its launch in August of 2007, and has overseen the creation, launch and growth of the channel’s signature original program, the two-time National Emmy-nominated series “The Journey” — in addition he had developed other successful BTN original series including Big Ten Elite, Scarlet and Gray Days, Big Ten Icons, Forever B1G and Big Ten Treasure Hunter. Friedman also manages BTN’s feature stories and LiveBig initiative.
Prior to joining BTN, Friedman began his career in studio production at ESPN, where he spent the majority of his 11 years working as a Feature Producer for ESPN’s Feature Unit. A native of Evanston, IL, Friedman graduated from Brown University in 1996 and currently resides in Chicago.