Robert “Abbot” Wiessen began his broadcasting and entertainment industry career in 2019 working as a utility for High School Football games.
Shortly thereafter, Abbot started freelancing with BMG on integration and production projects. Abbot joined the BMG team full-time in January 2021 based at its Las Vegas Broadcast Center. As an installation technician Abbot works on a large variety of installation projects, assembling server racks, cutting cables, running cables, racking equipment, general multi-tasker helping any situation quickly and efficiently. Abbot will continue to support BMG production department as needed as a utility and production tech learning every aspect of live broadcast production.
In his personal time, Abbot is active in the Renaissance reenactment community, serving as President of a non-profit educational group that participates in several events throughout the year.