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Panthers Untamed

"Panthers Untamed" is a groundbreaking behind-the-scenes show, chronicling the Pitt football team's 2011 season that brings a never before seen look into the day-to-day lives of Pitt football's student-athletes and coaches.

Panthers Pregame 10/15/11


One hour prior to kickoff, Panthers Pregame airs live from Heinz Field on Comcast (Channels 188 or 210).


Panthers Pregame was introduced to Pitt Panthers Television in the fall of 2011 and is Produced and Hosted by Justin Downs.


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Provides incite into my role as Panthers Pregame Producer.

Winter Classic Rink Construction

Finally, there is ice!  Justin Downs takes us over to Heinz Field for an update on the rink construction project.

RMU Men's Basketball 2010 Preview

* Winner of the 2011 Best of Festival King Foundation Award in Television Sports Reporting


* Awarded 2011 SCJ 1st Place Best Sports PKG 


I performed all aspects of production including the interviews, graphics, camera shots, and lighting techniques.  


The video was later published on Pittsburgh Sports Radio's 93.7 The and was featured on the Northeast Conference Website.

IPH Project Bundle Up 2010

*Awarded 2011 SCJ Best Feature PKG


Each year the Pittsburgh Penguins team up with Dick's Sporting Goods and the Salvation Army to help underprivileged children keep warm for the winter. Inside Penguins Hockey correspondent Justin Downs has the story.

The Sights And Sounds Of G-20

Awarded SCJ 2010 2nd Place Best News Package


With the Thursday protests officially over, UWIRE's Justin Downs takes you behind the scenes to check out some of the sights and sounds of the G-20 Summit 


Wallace Talkin' Titles For Rebels

Former Ole Miss WR Mike Wallace is predicting big things for the Rebels while he prepares for life in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers.



Lanny Frattare

Former Director of Broadcasting, 

Pittsburgh Pirates;

(724) 852-3427


Paul Barto

Director of Panther Vision Production, University of Pittsburgh;

(412) 648-9028


Jeff Waller

President, Production Consulting Group;

(412) 760-3582


Yvonne S. Bland

Communication Lecturer,

Robert Morris University;

(518) 222-6365