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Erik Elvgren
Erik  Elvgren

Position:
Senior Producer/Animator

Erik Elvgren is in his seventh year as a senior producer and animator in the video services department. He is responsible for producing and animating the "Cavman" team entrance videos for the football and men's and women's basketball teams. He also directs live event coverage for Hoovision, and provides audiovisual engineering support for the athletics department.

He spent nine years as a senior producer at UVa's School of Continuing Education and Professional Studies before joining the video services department. He was also a video conferencing specialist at the Naval Aviation Depot in Norfolk.

Elvgren has been cited numerous times for his professional skills. In 2007 he was named UVa's Employee of the Year as well as the Athletics Department Employee of the Year. He has also been a Telly Award and Communicator Award recipient. In 2002 he was listed among the top 100 producers by AVVAMP magazine.

A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., he graduated from Grove City College in Grove City, Pa., in 1990 with a degree in communications, where he played football. He received a master's degree in television production/media management from Regent University in 1992.

He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children, William, Elizabeth and Sophia. They live in Barboursville.

Schedules

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Football
3/24/17
Guard Jack McDonald and tackle Jack English are the returning starters on the offensive line for Virginia, which starts spring practice Tuesday.
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Baseball
3/23/17
Sophomore Andy Weber starts at second base for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts ACC rival Duke this weekend at Davenport Field.
London Perrantes
Successful Season Ends on Excruciating Note
Men's Basketball
3/19/17
Virginia's fourth consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament ended with a 65-39 second-round loss to Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

jwhite@virginia.edu

A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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