On Set
Courtney George and Marius Payton

The Mtn. is the first network dedicated to a college athletic conference, the NCAA Division I Mountain West Conference (MWC), giving sports fans blanket coverage of MWC athletics across multiple sports. The preliminary 2006-2007 schedule includes coverage of more than 200 games, including football, men's and women's basketball, and men's and women's Olympic sports.

In addition to live game coverage, fans get a comprehensive array of news, features, and analysis about their favorite MWC teams and players. The Mtn.'s anchors and reporters provide viewers with extensive pre-game, halftime, and post-game coverage, and weekly and seasonal analysis and wrap-ups.

Tim Neverett
Tim Neverett
The Mtn. also takes fans off the court and behind the scenes with coverage of the latest stats, press conferences, coaching developments and more.

The Mountain West Conference is comprised of nine NCAA Division I institutions: Air Force Academy, Brigham Young University, Colorado State University, University of Utah, San Diego State University, Texas Christian University, University of Nevada Las Vegas, University of New Mexico and University of Wyoming.

Network Facts
Official Name: The Mtn. - MountainWest Sports Network

Studios: 4100 E. Dry Creek Rd. - Littleton, CO 80122 - www.themtn.tv

Launch Date: September 1, 2006

Anchors: Courtney George and Marius Payton

Leadership: Kimberly Carver, Vice President and General Manager

Ownership: The Mtn. is jointly owned by Comcast Corporation and CSTV Networks, Inc.

Network Contact: feedback@themtn.tv

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Vice President and General Manager

Kim Carver is a 22-year veteran television professional who has successfully launched, grown and managed multiple international television networks and sports programming ventures. As vice president and general manager of The Mtn., she is using her experience to develop and grow the first 24-hour sports network devoted to a single collegiate athletic conference, the NCAA Division I Mountain West Conference.

From 2004 to 2006, she served as vice president of network presentation for ESPN STAR Sports in Singapore. From 1995 to 2003, Carver worked in Sydney, Australia, as program manager for GALAXY Television's Premier Sports Network and as program operations manager for FOXTEL. She then served as general manager for Main Event Television. Kim began her international television career with STAR Television in Hong Kong, where she worked in a variety of roles managing multi-million dollar sports productions from 1991 to 1994.

A Colorado native, Kim is a graduate of the University of Denver, where she earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications. In 1984, she began her career in Golden, Colorado, where she spent seven years as a production assistant for JPI Productions Inc, a live sports production company. There she learned the industry from the ground up, working as the character generator operator for a four-camera mobile van and assistant camera operator.

Kim, her husband Craig Velenski, and their son, Ryan, moved from Singapore in August of 2006 to launch The Mtn.