Eric Danner joined the WAC staff in September of 2016 as the Executive Producer of the WAC Digital Network and now serves as the Executive Director of Broadcasting. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the WAC Digital Network (WDN), all videos produced by the conference office, on-site video production of WAC championships and tournaments and is a liaison between the WAC and various broadcast companies. Danner also works directly with the On-Air Talent and Broadcasting Coordinator developing stories and content for the WDN.
Since joining the WAC, Danner has implemented video franchises "WAC Roundup", "WAC Top Play", "WAC in the Day", "WAC All-Access" and "WAC60", as well as continuing efforts with the "Learn-Compete-Inspire" initiative to help tell the stories of student-athletes and coaches around the conference. He also has created the "WAC Fall Sports Preview Show" and the "WAC Basketball Preview Show" that air on various Regional Sports Networks around the conference.
Danner came to the WAC from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), where his titles included Associate Commissioner, Interim Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner and Director of Media Relations. His duties included hosting and producing the "RMAC Showcase" a monthly magazine-style show that aired on the Altitude Sports Network. He also oversaw all RMAC video content for social media and television, and collaborated with member institutions to create feature stories about student-athletes, coaches, administrators and presidents.
Prior to joining the RMAC, Danner was the Sports Director at KXRM (Fox) in Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Colo. He was also co-host of Double Coverage Sports on KKTV (CBS). Prior to that, Danner worked as a reporter and photographer for NBC affiliate KOAA and CBS affiliate KGWN in Cheyenne, Wyo.
Hailing from Aurora, Colo., Danner is a graduate of MSU Denver with a degree in Communications and a minor in Journalism. He resides in Colorado Springs with his daughter.