John McNamara

Vice President, Multimedia Sales

John McNamara joined ESPN as vice president, multimedia sales in February of 2012. In his role, McNamara oversees the Chicago multimedia sales teams responsible for national advertising sales across the spectrum of ESPN media assets for Midwest-based clients and agencies.

Most recently, McNamara served as vice president, business development at IMG Worldwide where he worked on multi-platform, integrated sponsorships for multiple IMG properties including NCAA, tennis and golf.

For over a decade, McNamara led Turner Broadcasting’s four national sales offices in Chicago, Los Angeles Atlanta and Detroit on behalf of Turner’s NBA, MLB, NASCAR, PGA and digital properties, joining the company as a vice president in 1995 and rising to senior vice president in 2006.

McNamara graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History.

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