This article introduces you to a dedicated, multi-talented, and sports-loving personality, Rob Harvell. A dedicated person following his passion and dreams. Rob Harvell, a producer, director, and editor and all of the above a sport passionate.
Rob Harvell, a person living his childhood dream, which can be seen in his productions. He was born to dedicate his life to sports productions. Rob followed his passion for sports and decided to major in Communication Broadcasting at Appalachian State University with dreams of working in sports television. When you follow your dreams whole-heartedly, in the end, you live them proudly. Rob’s fate took a turn when walking the halls of the communication building he saw a flyer on the wall for an internship with NASCAR Productions. That flyer changed his life. He went for the internship and worked at NASCAR Productions for nearly 10 years. The passion for sports and the story developed into a professional pursuit.
He picked up his ABC’s with help from Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News, and Stock Car Racing magazines. The backdrop of a rural North Carolina town shaped his personality and charm, while his passion for athletics drew him into the coffee break sports gossip of the adults that surrounded him. It was here that he absorbed the art of telling the story of sports with common, compelling speech.
In 2009 Rob received his first major budgeted project when he was asked to produce videos throughout the NASCAR Hall of Fame spearheading productions of large format presentations in the Hall of Fame’s Great Hall and the Theatre Room. After the completion of this project, Rob refined his storytelling to documentaries under the tutelage of Emmy Award-winning director Rory Karpf. Extensive research for the ESPN 30 for 30 films “Tim Richmond: To the Limit” resulted in his grooming and then he was ready to tackle his productions.
He also owns a company, RLH producer, a company of Producers trained by Rob Harvell started to provide production assistance to some of the top directors in the world. He is blessed to dedicate his career to telling compelling stories of sports, teams, and athletes which we marvel at their every talent, abilities, and even flaws.
The Director Telly Award-Winning film (Outstanding Sports Television) “The Bowden Dynasty”, Producer of “Shaq Life” (TNT), “Coach Snoop” (Netflix), “Snoop and Son” (ESPN), “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight” (UFC). Producer ESPN 30 for 30 “I Hate Christian Laettner” and “Nature Boy”, Producer ESPN Films “The Book of Manning”, “Herschel”, “Thunder and Lightning”, and many more, Rob grabbed success in almost all of his projects.
Rob is a confident Producer full of pride in his work and passion for a story. Every step in his past prepared him for the opportunities of his future. Rob has also worked with or interviewed Ron Howard, Donald Trump, President Bill Clinton, Dennis Haysbert, John Goodman, Luke Perry, Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Skip Bayless, Dick Vitale, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Rob Lowe, Kenny Chesney, Criss Angel, and other great personalities. He had the honor to meet multiple US Presidents, major musicians, actors, and comedians. Surely, all these personalities enjoyed his experiences and were fascinated by his work and interests.
Dreams are necessary. Without dreams, there will be no ambition to chase. There will be no goal to reach. We will all be nothing without dreams. Though you will have setbacks, it’s important not to let them get you down and to focus on all of the good things you have to look forward to. Rob surely proved himself and will achieve more than this in his path. Follow him on social media accounts, rlhproducer and @robharvellbps on Facebook to keep up with his latest projects and updates.