Kevin Stolworthy

Senior Vice President, Content and Information Technology

Kevin Stolworthy serves as ESPN’s senior vice president, content and information technology.  He is responsible for all content production and corporate information systems, broadcast technical facilities design and maintenance, enterprise software development and content transmission technology and operations.  These include the departments responsible for broadcast systems engineering, implementation and support; IT infrastructure; corporate and production networks; production systems design and implementation; corporate desktop systems; transmission & network traffic; telecommunications; and business application development.

For his wide-ranging role with ESPN’s industry-leading, cutting-edge technology, he was chosen by Broadcasting & Cable as a 2012 Technology Leader.

Previously, Stolworthy was senior vice president, operations and creative services, responsible for all operations departments that produce content for multiple ESPN entities.  His team included: remote operations which oversees hiring freelance crews and mobile units; commercial operations who coordinate with ad sales on commercial and billboard execution; creative services that generates animation, graphics and set design for ESPN shows, production operations which handle all in-house technical operating positions and studio directors. 

Stolworthy began his career at ESPN in 1991 as a director for SportsCenter.  After two years, he was promoted to coordinating director (1993-1994), senior coordinating director (1994-1999) and then to vice president, technical operations and creative services (1999-2005). 

Prior to joining ESPN, Stolworthy worked as a senior director at WTVJ in Miami.  He gained additional production knowledge during directorial stints at WFSB in Hartford, Conn. (1985-1987), WDAF in Kansas City, Mo. (1981-1985) and at KLTV in Tyler, Texas (1980-1981).

Stolworthy, a native of Centereach, N.Y., received his bachelor of arts degree from Hofstra University in 1980.