Chris Pankonin joined the HuskerVision staff as a video production specialist in April of 2009. Pankonin was a student worker in HuskerVision during college from 2003 to 2006.
In his current role, Pankonin serves as the HuskerVision specialist for the Nebraska volleyball and baseball teams. He also operates the ribbon boards inside Memorial Stadium and the audio board/music for men's basketball games at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. He also serves as engineer for women's basketball and gymnastics events.
He earned his bachelor's degree in broadcasting from Nebraska in 2006, and spent three years as the marketing producer for Action 3 News (KMTV) in Omaha. He also freelanced for CenturyLink Center Omaha and the Lincoln Saltdogs during that time.
Pankonin is originally from Louisville, Neb. He currently lives in Lincoln with his wife, Cortnee.