Scott Winer is a freelance camera operator for television sports and entertainment, based in South Florida.
His credits include the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, FIFA men’s soccer, ATP and ITF tennis, Major League Lacrosse, FIVB beach volleyball, MMA, IBF boxing, thoroughbred racing, polo, show jumping; college football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer and hockey; AFC Divisional Playoff (2016), NBA Playoffs (2014, 2016), Stanley Cup Final (2015), Stanley Cup Playoffs (2015-16), NCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Tournament (2015-16) and NCAA Div. II Men’s Basketball Championship (2016).
His first job in network television was as a runner for the NFL on CBS 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 a college freshman, Winer worked as a director, associate director, replay and camera operator for the inaugural season of DomeTV (2003-04), the Carrier Dome’s in-house video operation. From 2005-07, he served as a producer, director, field producer and editor for KUJH in Lawrence, Kansas.
Winer interned in the CBS Sports graphics department in 2007, working 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 on CBS, including the 2007 AFC Championship and three NCAA Men's Basketball Tournaments (2005, 2008, 2009).
In 2008, he directed the line cut for a courtroom-style panel discussion hosted by Bill Kurtis that premiered on PBS affiliate KTWU-TV. He joined Kansas City's KSHB-TV in 2011, 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 digital coordinator for the station's morning entertainment show, Kansas City Live (2012).
Winer has created and produced various short and long-form programs, winning a Telly Award and Davey Award for the variety show On'CUSE (2005) and the 2007 KAB Award for best undergraduate entertainment program for the sports interview special, KU Q&A (2006). In 2003, 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 is a 2008 graduate of The University of Kansas. He was born in Atlanta and resides in Wellington, Florida.