ESPN dedicates a week of multiplatform content November 7-13 as part of the eighth annual America’s Heroes: A Salute to Our Veterans initiative. Highlights include SportsCenter live from the USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor and segments from Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day (Nov. 11). In addition, the annual State Farm Armed Forces Classic will be played at the University of Hawaii that night at 7 p.m. ET.
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This week, espnW and U.S. Department of State launched the fifth year of the Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP), with 16 emerging female leaders from around the world kicking off a four-week mentorship in the United States with top American female executives from some of the most influential organizations in sports and business.
2016 espnW: Women + Sports Summit adds Olympians Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton, Allyson Felix to Agenda
espnW has added 2016 Olympians Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Allyson Felix to its list of newsmakers and influential speakers at the seventh annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit presented by Toyota.
ESPN has signed the talented espnW writer and versatile ESPN Radio host Sarah Spain to a multiyear extension. Spain will continue in her role as a featured reporter and columnist for espnW on multiple ESPN platforms including espnW.com and ESPN TV and will co-host a new national weeknight ESPN Radio show with Israel Gutierrez, Izzy and Spain, beginning Monday, Sept. 26, from 9 – 11 p.m. ET.
espnW will again bring together sports industry leaders and top female athletes for the seventh annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit presented by Toyota from October 13-15, at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, Calif. The two-day conference will include panels, keynotes, work sessions, presentations and activities geared towards advancing the agenda of women in sports and focused around the “Vision, Action, Impact” theme.
espnW has added distinct, versatile voices Kavitha Davidson and Katie Barnes to its deep and experienced roster. Davidson will serve as a writer for espnW and will also contribute to ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com, and will be based in New York. Barnes joins espnW as a Bristol-based writer/reporter.
Today, espnW debuted the first episode of its five-part docu-series, Run Mama Run, directed by Daniele Anastasion, the winning fellow in the inaugural espnW Film Fellowship, presented by Walmart. The series of short films follows Sarah Brown, an elite track athlete who makes the extraordinary decision to train for the 2016 Olympic Trials through an … Read More
ESPN Radio will be live onsite at the men’s and women’s NCAA Basketball Championships, with espnW’s The Trifecta on ESPN Radio on Saturday, April 2 (noon – 3 p.m. ET), and Mike & Mike on Monday, April 4 (6 – 10 a.m.).
espnW Brings its Signature Event to the Windy City on April 20 for espnW: Women + Sports CHICAGO Presented by Toyota
espnW will bring its signature Women + Sports conference to the Midwest with the inaugural espnW: Women + Sports CHICAGO taking place on Wednesday, April 20. Registration for the event is open to the public (http://www.espnwimpact.com/), and espnW writer and ESPN Radio host Sarah Spain, a native Chicagoan, will host.
espnW, the brand for women who love sports, launched its first international online site in Brazil (http://espnw.espn.uol.com.br) today, March 8, International Women’s Day. The digital platform was created to encourage interest in women’s sports in Brazil through written and multimedia content focused on health and lifestyle, in addition to high-profile competitions and athletes who compete in them.
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