About ESPN

Bristol CT: Saturday, October 16, 2004 -- Digital Center

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Based in Bristol, Conn., with 4,000 employees (7,000 worldwide) ESPN Plaza includes 950,000 square feet in 16 buildings on 123 acres (116 contiguous), with additional office space (400,000 sq. ft.) rented nearby.The company is 80 percent owned by ABC, Inc., an indirect subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.  The Hearst Corporation holds a 20 percent interest in ESPN.

PresidentJohn Skipper, President, ESPN, Inc. and Co-Chairman Disney Media Networks.  Appointed President, ESPN, Inc. on January 1, 2012, he previously had been ESPN’s Executive Vice President, Content.  He joined ESPN in 1997 from the Disney Publishing Group.

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