Little League® International is pleased to announce the promotion of Hannah James to Video Production Manager, effective January 1, 2023.
“Hannah has helped bring our video production efforts to the next level over the past few years, and we look forward to her continued efforts as we help bring the story of Little League to life in thousands of communities around the world,” said Brian McClintock, Little League Senior Communications Executive. “As we continue to find innovative ways to educate, entertain, and inform our Little League constituents and fans, we’re excited to have Hannah’s talent to help bring our video strategy to life.”
Since joining the Little League team as the Video Coordinator in 2019, Ms. James has helped lead the video production efforts of the organization, both in-house and working with third-party production companies, to help bring the story of Little League to life in millions of volunteers, families, and fans around the world. During that time, Ms. James has played a pivotal role in the production of Little League’s newest studio conversations and content, including a Resource Guide educational series and a variety of fun video segments featuring participants of the Little League World Series each summer. Most recently, Ms. James has helped bring the 75-piece content series surrounding the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball World Series to life, coordinated memorable features such as those surrounding Josiah Porter and LLWS Expansion, and produced the 2021-22 Year in Review.
“I am really excited to have this great opportunity and look forward to continuing to work with our team to tell the amazing stories that happen in local leagues all around the world each year,” said Ms. James. “The ability to display the Little League experience through our video production efforts throughout the year is so important as we continue to find new ways to grow the game and inspire the next generation of baseball and softball players, and I look forward to what the future holds for the Little League organization.”
Prior to joining the Little League team, Ms. James spent time as a Set Production Assistant for FOX Sports at the U.S. Open, worked as an In-Game Production Assistant for PensTV with the Pittsburgh Penguins, and served as an Assistant Editor/Producer/Shooter for Awesome Films in Pittsburgh. Among her film experience includes time spent as an Assistant Editor/Shooter for “The Penn State Hockey Story,” which was nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy. A graduate of Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Ms. James received a B.A. in Cinema Production in April 2016.