Scott Winer has nearly 15 years of experience as a producer, director, editor and camera operator for television sports, news and entertainment.
He has been a freelance camera operator since 2008 with credits including the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, Fed Cup tennis, MLS, SEC and Big 12 football, Big 12 men's and women's basketball, Florida Derby, Donn Handicap, U.S. Open Polo Championship, C-USA softball, Major League Lacrosse, Ultra Music Festival, college hockey, college baseball, Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show, stock car racing and Indoor Football League.
In 2000, he began directing live productions, including Big East men's basketball, Big 12 volleyball, NYSPHSAA Football Championships and a variety of music performances, newscasts and sports studio shows.
Winer joined the Carrier Dome's in-house production crew, DomeTV, in 2003 as a director, associate director, replay and camera operator. From 2003 to 2004, he worked on Syracuse football and men's basketball, New York high school football and soccer. In 2008, he directed the live feed for The Dole Institute of Politics presents Neutral Ground, a courtroom-style discussion hosted by Bill Kurtis that premiered on PBS affiliate KTWU-TV.
In 2011, he joined Kansas City's KSHB-TV, serving as a production technician, co-producer and director for the station's two-hour holiday music special Sounds of the Holiday (2011-12) and as associate director and web producer for the station's morning entertainment show, Kansas City Live (2012).
He has created and produced a variety of short and long-form programs, winning a Telly Award and Davey Award for the 2005 variety show On'CUSE. Winer won the 2007 KAB Award for best undergraduate entertainment program for the sports interview special, KU Q&A. In high school, he received two technical achievement honors from the Foundation of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for producing and directing high school basketball, using a flypack he devised and constructed.
Winer's first job in television was as a runner for CBS Sports while in high school. From 2001-11 he assisted on the network's coverage of the NFL, college basketball and football, tennis and thoroughbred racing. As an intern in the CBS Sports graphics department in 2007, he worked on projects for the NFL on CBS, NCAA, PGA Tour and CBS Sports Spectacular. For five years, he helped develop in-game highlight packages for remote NFL and college basketball broadcasts, including the 2007 AFC Championship and three NCAA Men's Basketball Tournaments (2005, 2008, 2009).
Winer is a 2008 graduate of The University of Kansas. He was born in Atlanta and resides in Wellington, Florida.