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Updated Jul 14, 2014 - 11:53 am

What's it like to put on a Super Bowl?

"Super Bowl 49 will be played in February of 2015 and the host location will be..."

Representatives of all the possible locations for that most "super" of all televised sports events hold their breaths simultaneously at that moment. It means prestige, promotion and millions of dollars.


We got the Super Bowl again. And "we," in this case, means Glendale for the game itself, downtown Phoenix for the NFL Experience and a number of other attractions in Scottsdale for the parties.

But who on Earth can possibly oversee all of those events and all of those people? Who has been named to keep all those cities and the NFL happy?

David Rousseau, what's it like to put on a Super Bowl?

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He's done it all -- and keeps doing it. His career in local Arizona radio and television dates back the late 60s. Pat always stimulates with his thought provoking, opinionated, and entertaining commentaries on the Arizona Morning News while hosting award-winning talkshows like "The McMahon Group" and "The God Show."

"The McMahon Group" features an unpredictable all-star panel where three people from the community get together and give their thoughts on the news of the week. He also hosts "The God Show" on Sunday's where he talks about all aspects of spirituality.

Pat is also well known outside of radio because of his multifaceted career as an actor, producer, recording artist, writer, broadcaster, and one-third of the legendary comedy team that was on TV for 35 years in Arizona, "The Wallace and Ladmo Show."

Through the many experiences of his professional life, Pat has been richly rewarded with 7 Emmys, major national and international radio awards as well as numerous civic, educational, religious and humanitarian awards. Pat was also a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Ottawa University, the Arizona Broadcasters Lifetime achievement Award, and has his bronze likeness hanging in the rotunda of the Herberger Theater in recognition of his contributions to Communications & The Arts.


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