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Dick Ebersol

Dick Ebersol

Torrington, Connecticut, United States

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• Worked as gofer for ABC in high school.

• Started working for NBC in 1974.

• Cocreated Saturday Night Live (with Lorne Michaels) in 1975 (also produced show from 1981-85).

• Became the first-ever vice president at NBC under age 30.

• Became president of NBC Sports in 1989.

• Named most powerful person in sports by The Sporting News in 1996.

• Owns independent radio station in Litchfield, CT.

• Involved in a 2004 plane crash in Colorado in which his son Edward was killed.

• Successfuly bid $50,000 in a charity auction for the right to know the subject of Carly Simon's You're So Vain.