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Patrick Marcoux

Director of Broadcast Operations at Blackstar Group

I am a passionate AV and Broadcast engineer with 14 years of working experience in the industry. I have managed the transmission for multiple esport leagues and championships including the Call of Duty and Overwatch League. I have built out multiple tools to allow for monitoring in Grafana and distribution with FFMpeg. In my free time I am a tournament operator for a local LGBTQ+ sports league.

Team Work



Blackstar Group

May 2018 - Present

Baltimore, MD

BlackStar Group provides technical event production services for clients who require high performance networks for events of any scale.

Director of Broadcast Operations

May 2018 - Present

  • Manage and maintain all hardware and software in relation to broadcast encoding and video transmission
  • Producing and distrbuting client facing reports relating to transmission and encodes.
  • Research and developing new productions and application to further provide value to our clients.
  • Lead and assist other team members in their roles related to the events.

Johnson & Wales University

Oct 2014 - May 2018

Providence, RI

Johnson & Wales University is a private, non-profit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate, and online students at it’s two campuses in Providence, Rhode Island & Charlotte, North Carolina.

Audio/Visual and Event Technician

Oct 2014 - May 2018

  • Deployed and maintaining broadcast streaming kits for use by the athletics departments across both campuses.
  • Testing and maintaining the organization video teleconferencing solutions.
  • Project planner and designer for Schneider Auditorium and other large venue upgrades.
  • Maintaining Crestron based classroom technology.


Call of Duty League

Halo Pro League

Overwatch League

Call of Duty World League

Apex Legends