Executive Director of Programming & Operations, FOX Sports
As Executive Director, Programming & Operations, Jodi Valbuena oversees live event and on-air coordination for FBC, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and the FOX Sports Regional Networks.
Valbuena is responsible for day to day live event management for major properties such as MLB, NFL, NASCAR, UFC, MLS and college football and basketball from the Big East, Big 12 & Pac-12 conferences. In addition she oversees scheduling of the national backdrop service for the FOX Sports Regional Networks & Affiliates along with the 3 FOX College Sports Networks. Since joining the company in 2004, Valbuena has been instrumental in using her programming and operational experiences to help launch FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2.
Prior to her role at FOX Sports, Valbuena served as a Project Manager at A.D.D Marketing where she was responsible for managing numerous street marketing campaigns. Valbuena’s clients included Miramax, FOX Searchlight Home Entertainment, MTV, VH1 and Nokia.
Valbuena graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management and Communications. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and son.