Vice President, Original Programming and Production
Jamie Horowitz was promoted to vice president, original programming and production in February 2012. In this role, Horowitz focuses on identifying new programming needs and coordinating the production effort to strategically meet those needs. The scope includes creating new shows, producing segments to enhance existing shows and oversight of potential new projects.
In 2013, Horowitz created two new shows, Olbermann, a nightly show hosted by Keith Olbermann, and Colin’s New Football Show, a Sunday morning football show featuring Colin Cowherd.
Horowitz continues to have production oversight of an existing portfolio of programming in which he has been creatively involved including ESPN2’s First Take, SportsNation and Numbers Never Lie as well as ESPN Sports Saturday on ABC. He also supervises ESPN’s Sports Emmy-nominated World Series of Poker programming.
Horowitz joined ESPN in 2006 as a senior producer for ESPN original entertainment. He was promoted to coordinating producer in the studio and event production department in 2009.
Before joining ESPN, Horowitz worked at NBC Sports, where he created, developed and produced The National Heads-Up Poker Championship.
A Boston native, Horowitz graduated magna cum laude in 1998 from Amherst College in Amherst, Mass. He is a four-time Sports Emmy winner for his work on NBC’s coverage of the 2000 Summer Olympics and 2002 Winter Olympics, as well as his work on the NBA on NBC.