Nate Ravitz

Vice President, Audience Development

Nate Ravitz is vice president, audience development at ESPN. In this role, Ravitz oversees programming of digital content across ESPN.com, the ESPN App and over-the-top devices; content strategy for all social media channels for ESPN’s major brands and sports verticals including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube; and mobile push notifications. He leads a team that is charged with creating high-quality content experiences for fans, working closely with multiple departments company-wide, including content, distribution, sales and marketing. Ravitz also manages the ESPN Daily email newsletter and calendar products.

Ravitz joined ESPN in 2007. He first served the company as a general editor of ESPN Fantasy, a hybrid role of editor and writer/on-air talent for fantasy content. He was elevated to deputy editor in 2008, where he oversaw all aspects of ESPN Fantasy content for ESPN.com, including integration across platforms. In 2011, Ravitz was promoted to senior director of fantasy and premium content, adding Insider content and business strategy to his role. In 2013, Ravitz took on the role of senior director, digital video and push operations, where he oversaw digital video curation and distribution for ESPN properties and over-the-top devices, and led the development of the Now section of ESPN.com and the ESPN app. Most recently, he held the role of senior director, audience development and content distribution.

Prior to joining ESPN, Ravitz held an executive director role at CDM Fantasy Sports, where he led all content operations, including content for Rototimes.com, CDM Fantasy Sports, all fantasy games and two annual preview magazines, of which he was the editor-in-chief.

Ravitz won a Sports Emmy for Best New Approach, Coverage as on-air talent for Fantasy Football Now in 2007. He is also a seven-time PodcastAwards.com winner, including five for Best Sports Podcast and two for People’s Choice for Fantasy Focus Football.

Ravitz graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

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