August 23, 2017 12:06 PM ET

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Company Overview of ESPN, Inc.

Company Overview

ESPN, Inc. operates as a multimedia sports entertainment company in the United States and internationally. The company operates radios and cable television networks; and interactive/Internet, broadband, and wireless platforms. It telecasts programming on various sports, such as soccer, rugby, cricket, golf, tennis, basketball, motor racing, and others. The company also provides ESPN Mobile, which offers its content via mobile Web, mobile messaging, applications on smart phones and tablets, and new and emerging mobile technologies; live and on-demand video content through a range of broadband platforms; and consumer products, including apparel, Moto X bikes, skateboards, backpacks, books, and...

545 Middle Street

Bristol, CT 06010

United States

Founded in 1979

Phone:

860-585-2000

Fax:

860-766-2213

Key Executives for ESPN, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
President of Global Customer Marketing & Sales
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Management Information Technology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

ESPN, Inc. Key Developments

ESPN Appoints Travis Howe as Senior Vice President, Digital Ad Product Sales & Strategy

Travis Howe has appointed ESPN as senior vice president, digital ad product sales and strategy. In this new role, Howe will be responsible for establishing the go-to-market strategy for ESPN’s digital advertising business moving forward to enhance the overall ESPN Platform. He will work closely with the sales marketing, product and technology teams and be based in the company’s New York office, reporting to Ed Erhardt, president, global sales & marketing. Howe joins ESPN from Mediaocean, where he served as the executive vice president and general manager of global platform solutions. Howe currently serves as an executive member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), as well as for The Paley Center. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Lighthouse Guild and Chairman of the Music School Advisory Board.

ESPN Cuts 100 Jobs

Walt Disney Company's ESPN unit is laying off 100 employees.

ESPN Plans to Cut Jobs

ESPN planned to cut jobs after concluding it's overstaffed in on-air talent. The number of jobs affected have yet to be determined, and it's not yet clear whether the network will meet its goals by firing some workers or just winding down contracts. The company, which has about 1,000 on-air positions, continues to hire new talent.

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