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Meet Ben Petty

We are delighted to introduce our newest Production Coordination Assistant, Ben Petty, to the Assignment Desk team. Ben broke into this competitive business after working as a Locations Production Assistant on the set of the independent movie, “Drinking Buddies.” For three months he worked for free in the heat of the Chicago summer. His hard work payed…

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Game Changers: Neiron Ball

The Assignment Desk team recently sat down with Neiron Ball, rookie linebacker for the Oakland Raiders, to shoot footage for CBS’ Game Changers. The series celebrates athletes and fans who give back to their communities. The Insider’s, Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their celebrity to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Ball who…

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Innovation Nation: SportsVision

Have you ever been watching the big game and wonder where those bright yellow yard lines come from? Well, Assignment Desk recently teamed up with Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation and Litton Entertainment to bring you the inside scoop on Sportsvision, the technology that makes it easier to stay in on the action of the game. CBS…

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Sports Illustrated: The Dogs of Sochi

Do you remember the stray dogs Gus Kenworthy, the U.S. Olympic skier, brought into the hearts of millions during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? Now many of those dogs have been adopted and found homes stateside. Some lucky canines have even found homes with athletes of the red, white & blue. One of our many camera crews caught up with…