Saturday Night Live director Don Roy King
Four time Emmy Award-winning Saturday Night Live director Don Roy King joined us the evening of February 5, 2014 to discuss his journey from growing up in Pittsburgh to becoming one of the most versatile and experienced directors in television. The event was held at the University of Pittsburgh Frick Fine Arts Building.
King has directed 7 seasons of SNL, earning him 3 Prime Time Emmys. In addition, he has won an Emmy directing The Mike Douglas Show, and has also directed ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’s The Early Show, Survivor, The Howard Stern Show, and the Olympics, among many others.
King is also the creative director for Broadway Worldwide, a venture that brings theatrical events to theaters and pay-per-view cable. The company has produced four major productions, all directed by King, including the 2010 Tony-winning musical Memphis, which earned a 2011 Emmy for Technical Direction.
- Click here to read Steeltown’s exclusive interview with Don.
- Read about Don’s visit in the Post-Gazette, Tribune Review, and the Pittsburgh Business Times.
- See Don Roy King’s interview on KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today Live.