NFL Names Charlie Yook Media Executive Producer
By Joseph G. Phillips
In an announcement on Thursday, August 19, the NFL named Chicago-born Charlie Yook as executive media producer.
Yook will be responsible for overseeing media content for the Los Angeles-based NFL. He will report to Senior Vice President, Head of Content, Mark Quenzel.
Yook previously led all of the NFL Network’s 2014-21 NFL Draft coverage. The longtime producer and executive will be responsible for overseeing content produced by the Los Angeles-based NFL Media Group, which includes the NFL Network and the digital properties of the NFL.
In addition, Yook will be responsible for managing the production of the NFL Network studio and programming on-site events.
“We are incredibly excited for Charlie as he takes this next step in his career,” Quenzel said. “Over the years, Charlie has consistently proven to be a dynamic producer and practical leader with incredible attention to detail and an inspired ability to connect teams, departments and platforms to produce incredible content. We look forward to seeing what this next chapter of the NFL Media Group will bring under his leadership. “
Yook joined the NFL Network in 2006 and oversaw a number of key shows and events during his time on the network. Most recently, Yook led the overall production of the NFL Draft Network, a position he has held since 2014. Yook’s involvement in the NFL Network’s production of the NFL Draft began in 2007.
Additionally, Yook held various production roles for NFL Network’s NFL GameDay Morning from 2009 to 2015. Under his direction, NFL GameDay Morning – the most comprehensive NFL pre-game show on television – has won two Sports Emmy nominations in the Outstanding Studio Show – Weekly category.
Yook’s work with NFL Network also includes being an integral part of relaunching NFL Network’s signature nighttime show, NFL Total Access, in 2015.
Prior to joining NFL Network, Yook worked at FOX Sports Net as a show producer.
Yook graduated from the University of Miami in 1996 with a BA in Broadcast Journalism and a double minor in Spanish and Political Science.
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