Ben Potts is currently a Senior Sound Designer for Warner Brothers Discovery. His creative input and sound expertise have contributed to projects for Disney, Showtime, Discovery +, NBC, Amazon Prime, ABC, ESPN, Fox Sports, Turner Sports, NIKE, History Channel, Sony Music, The US Olympic and Paralympic Teams, Nickelodeon, Disney Jr., UFC, ACC Network, NCAA, SEC Network, Facebook, NASCAR, Major League Baseball, NBA, NHL, CBS, TBS, and Netflix. Along with his work as a sound designer, Potts has credits on a number of shows and videos as a music editor, composer, writer, storyboardist, editor, assistant director, director, and producer.
With an emphasis on creative storytelling, Ben is a five-time EMMY winner while collecting over 20 EMMY nominations on various projects.
Ben is currently a judge for The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, The Telly’s, and The College Sports Media Awards. Potts is also a member of the Sports Advisory Committee for APM Music Production Company.
Ben’s drum corps career started at the Glassmen as a member of the brass line. He had stints with the Glassmen, Madison Scouts, Carolina Crown, Blue Stars, and The Cadets that included roles as an instructor, technician, caption head, staff coordinator, engineer, designer, and consultant.
Ben is a sought-after clinician, creative, advisor, consultant, and adjudicator for all fields of the marching arts activity. He also shares his vast and professional knowledge of mixing for TV, film, streaming, and music as a soundtrack mixer and sound designer for indoor color guard, indoor percussion, marching bands, and drum corps throughout the United States.
Ben Potts graduated from Full Sail University with degrees in Recording Arts and, separately, Music Business.
He currently resides in Fort Mill, S.C. with his wife, Neely (a Cadets alumna), along with their children, Ellie and J.J.