#CollegeSeries Business of Sports Media & Marketing Night

Sponsored by Temple University's Fox School of Business

On Monday, April 25, college students and recent graduates are invited to go behind-the-scenes with sports media and marketing executives at this exclusive #CollegeSeries pregame event at Citizens Bank Park.

Event Details

  • Learn from Phillies sports media and marketing executives during a moderated question-and-answer session in the Media Room at Citizens Bank Park. Panelists will provide excellent insight into the business of sports media and marketing, as well as share their career experience and advice. Speakers include Mark DiNardo, Director, Broadcasting & Video Services, The Phillies; Kevin Gregg, Vice President, Baseball Communications, The Phillies; Michael Harris, Vice President, Marketing & New Media, The Phillies and Rob MacPherson, Director, Partnership Sales & Corporate Marketing, The Phillies. Moderator: Scott Palmer, Phillies Ambassador.
  • Practice networking with Phillies executives and other special guests during a Phillies Networking Hour. Meet informally with front office personnel from various departments, as well as those who spearhead the Phillies intern and Phillies Ballgirls programs. Attendees are invited to bring their resumes. During this time, attendees are also welcome to take photos with the World Series Trophies, as well as meet 1993 National League Champion Mickey Morandini.
  • Meet members of Temple University's Fox School of Business, who will be on-site to share information about their graduate programs.
  • Cheer on the Phillies with a ticket to that night’s 6:45 p.m. game against the Colorado Rockies. Your game ticket also includes a $12 concession credit.

Additional Details

  • Check-in begins at 4 p.m. and features an hour-long Networking Hour, as well as the opportunity to take photos with the World Series Trophies and 1993 National League Champion Mickey Morandini.
  • The panel portion of the program officially starts at 5 p.m., and continues until 6:15 p.m.
  • The event is limited to 120 students. Interested professors, recent graduates, and parents of students are welcome to attend.
  • Dress is business casual.
  • Students are urged to ask questions throughout the program.
  • Program cost: $20. In addition to the above networking hour and panel, the program cost includes a game ticket to that night’s 6:45 p.m. matchup against the Colorado Rockies, as well as a $12 concession credit.

Speaker Bios

Mark DiNardo, Director, Broadcasting & Video Services, The Phillies

Kevin Gregg, Vice President, Baseball Communications

Michael Harris, Vice President, Marketing & New Media, The Phillies

Rob MacPherson, Director, Corporate Partnerships, The Phillies

Scott Palmer, Phillies Ambassador - moderator

Special Networking Hour Guest: Mickey Morandini, 1993 National League Champion and Phillies Club Ambassador

Networking Hour Participants

Group A

  • Rob MacPherson, Director, Partnership Sales & Corporate Marketing, The Phillies
  • John Brazer, Director, Relationship Marketing, The Phillies
  • Martin Otremsky, Director, Video Engineering, The Phillies

Group B

  • Mark DiNardo, Director, Broadcasting & Video Services, The Phillies
  • Lauren Testa, Coordinator, Communications
  • Deb Rinaldi, Manager, Business Communications
  • James Trout, Director, Marketing Events & Special Projects, The Phillies

Group C

  • Kevin Gregg, Vice President, Baseball Communications, The Phillies
  • Dee Kelchner, Video Production Coordinator, The Phillies
  • Sean Rainey, Director, Video Production, The Phillies
  • Meaghan Tullis, Manager, Digital Media & Content, The Phillies

Group D

  • Michael Harris, Vice President, Marketing & New Media, The Phillies
  • David Akers, Manager, Electronic Display Systems, The Phillies
  • Janelle Kahn, Manager, Human Resources & Benefits, The Phillies
  • Scott Palmer, Phillies Ambassador

2022 Phillies Spring #CollegeSeries Sessions

Monday, March 28 – Phillies #CollegeSeries Business Analytics Night for business intelligence/analytics, economics, MIS/information technology/computer science, marketing, business & sport management students

Wednesday, March 30 – Phillies #CollegeSeries Finance Night for accounting, finance, economics, business & sport management students

Monday, April 25 – Phillies #CollegeSeries Business of Sports Media & Marketing Night for communications, journalism, broadcasting, advertising, marketing/digital marketing, social media, business & sport management students

Tuesday, April 26 Phillies #CollegeSeries Business Affairs/Sport Management Night for sport management, business, hospitality, special event & marketing students

Wednesday, April 27 – Phillies #CollegeSeries Women in Sports Business for sport management, communications, journalism, broadcasting, advertising, marketing, sales & business students