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Outside the Box

Erik Rydholm is one of those people who is extraordinarily talented, but he’d never tell you that. He would divert the praise and attention to all of the talent that he works with in creating some of the most popular sports television shows on the air. What he juggles on a daily basis and the ultimate results of his direction have made ESPN rich and Rydholm seen as one of the most powerful producers on the planet.

Erik Rydholm ESPN Most Powerful Producer Pardon the Interruption PTI Highly Questionable Around the Horn Desus & Mero Sir and Sport Men's Magazine Sports Magazine Denver Colorado Sports Emmy

Erik Rydholm (center) and Coordinating Producer Matthew Kelliher (left) inside the Washington DC control room

Erik Rydholm ESPN Most Powerful Producer Pardon the Interruption PTI Highly Questionable Around the Horn Desus & Mero Sir and Sport Men's Magazine Sports Magazine Denver Colorado Sports Emmy

Around the Horn Host Tony Reali and panel – Courtesy ESPN Images

But it hasn’t always been easy nor has Rydholm rested on his laurels without a care in the world. Follow Sir and Sport behind-the-scenes with an artist, a director, a visionary, a creative mind and also a regular Joe all-in-one, whose lot in life consists of living a dream but also fighting off the pressures, the risks and the weight of so much at stake.

Read here about the man responsible for a chunk of The Worldwide Leader in Sport’s continued success.

Erik Rydholm ESPN Most Powerful Producer Pardon the Interruption PTI Highly Questionable Around the Horn Desus & Mero Sir and Sport Men's Magazine Sports Magazine Denver Colorado Sports Emmy

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