Ken Kreitzer joined the University of Dayton video staff in September of 2007 as an in-house director. In September 2015, he began his role as assistant director of video services for live events.
In this new role, Kreitzer's primary responsibilities include managing audio and video requirements in the University’s live venues, including responsibility for video boards, video and audio crews, as well as producing live events and in-game entertainment operations for basketball. He also assists with setup and production of live broadcasts produced by UD. Kreitzer is currently working on the AV systems for the three year, $72 million renovation of UD Arena.
The native of Dayton, OH comes to the Flyers after retiring as media communications director for Dayton Public Schools. During his time with Dayton Schools he oversaw a multi-national award winning video and creative services department including a 6000 watt FM radio station and a 24/7 cable channel with a robust online digital video component. Kreitzer was able to build a system of multiple HD television and radio studios including a 24 station AVID video editing lab, as well as a mobile production truck with live remote capabilities to serve the 26 campus school district. This program is a nationally recognized project partnering high school radio and television classes with a full-service large city school system communications department.
Kreitzer worked as a member of the district’s public relations office for thirty-one years. During that time he also served as a co-director for social media and the communications member of the district’s historical 680 million dollar new school construction project.
Kreitzer is the father of five grown children. He remains active in his Church and fraternal organizations, as well as coaching club level competitive swimming.