The Chicago Bears are one the NFL’s iconic franchises. When a franchise has been around for so long, it often tries to find ways to keep up with the times.
The Bears recently opened up a new multimedia studio at Halas Hall, recently profiled in USA Today. A majority of the 40,000-square-foot addition to Halas Hall features state-of-the-art TV and radio studios, network studio shows and deluxe new interview rooms for the team to use and a technical center. Also, there is an event space, allowing the team to bring in studio audiences for shows.
Team president Ted Phillips told USA Today that the facility is the perfect way to give the fans more access to the team.
"What we've found is that you can't give the fans enough, especially the inside access," Phillips said. "When we air programs about the draft or our mini camps, we get unbelievable traction from the fans. It made us think, 'How can we do more?'”