Cleveland Cavaliers Lose Video Production Director to WWE

Nick Paglino

Cleveland.com is reporting that video production manager Jonny Greco has left the team to take a job with WWE. The following is an excerpt from the article, which you can read in full by clicking the above link:

"The Cavaliers are losing one of their most valuable game-night contributors, a highlight maker whose work is respected throughout the NBA.

Jonny Greco, the video production director renown for the team's pre-game introductions and spoofs, is leaving the organization to take a job with World Wrestling Entertainment. Greco, 32 and his staff have won three regional Emmys and three national industry-insider awards. Not a bad haul for someone who worked just seven seasons for The Q.

Although fans might not know his name or face, almost any regular to The Q for Cavaliers or Lake Erie Monsters games would recognize his scoreboard productions that included mock interventions for Boston Celtics fans and Candid Camera parodies featuring "Puff" Dog.

"Cleveland's game entertainment has been very strong over the past several years, and … Jonny Greco has had a huge role in that success," NBA director of live programming Mike Chant said. "His creativity, technical knowledge, leadership, and passion for the Cavs was evident."

Greco said his decision was not NBA lockout-related. His wife, Amanda Greco, remains on staff as senior director of game presentation. In his new job, he will travel three days a week enhancing video for pro wrestling shows."

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