Deric Swanson

Executive Director of BuffVision

University of Colorado Athletics Department

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Deric Swanson Bio

Deric Swanson is in his 24th year as the Executive Director of BuffVision, coordinating all aspects of production involving the video display boards at Folsom Field, the CU Events Center and BuffVision mobile.  The only director CU has ever had since it was created in 1999, Swanson also leads the Athletics Broadcast Team that is responsible for over 30 linear shows annually on the Pac-12 Network and more than 100 livestreams and event productions.

BuffVision has won a dozen national awards in past 10 years, including multiple Telly Awards for outstanding broadcasts with CU’s weekly magazine show The Buffalo Stampede, which Swanson produces and edits.

Deric came to CU from the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche, where he had worked for a brief time as the manager of game entertainment and video production. He had previously worked three-plus seasons with the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club, first as a stadium camera operator, and then as video production coordinator, including the 1998 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Coors Field.

He is a 1996 graduate of Colorado State University, earning his bachelor’s degree in technical journalism and broadcasting. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and was recognized as CSU's outstanding graduate in journalism.

University of Colorado Athletics Department

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This creative crew covers and captures the majority of football video content for social, recruiting and broadcast. They have all worked prior to the hiring of Coach Prime and were able to adapt and thrive under the bright lights that have been shining on Colorado lately.