SPEAKERS > Valerie Gerfin

University of South Carolina
Associate Director of Live Productions

Valerie Gerfin joined the University of South Carolina in August of 2015 as associate producer. Throughout her nearly eight years with Gamecock Live Productions, she has advanced to producer | videoboard and is now serving as the associate director of live productions, a role she’s held for the last two years. Gerfin is the producer for the venue videoboard shows for football, men’s & women’s basketball, and baseball, as well as assisting as needed in a variety of roles for ESPN/SEC Network broadcasts. She also is the primary videoboard contact for outside events hosted in Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, SC such as Monster Jam, The Harlem Globetrotters, and more.

Prior to taking the job at her alma mater, Gerfin spent two years learning the ropes of live sports production at Georgia Tech, where she served as video operations assistant. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in media arts in May 2013, and in May 2022 she completed her Master of Sport and Entertainment Management to become a two-time USC graduate.

As an undergraduate student, Gerfin was presented with a Sports Video Group College Sports Media Award for Outstanding Promotion, PSA, or Video Marketing Campaign in the Collegiate Student category for her work on the 2013 South Carolina Softball intro video. She is proud to serve as a member of the 2023 SVG College Summit Advisory Committee ten years later.