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.).
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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.
U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Named “Women of the Year” at espnW’s Inaugural IMPACT25 Gala Presented by Northwestern Mutual
Last night, espnW celebrated the 25 athletes and influencers on its IMPACT25 list at the inaugural espnW IMPACT25 Gala, presented by Northwestern Mutual. The IMPACT25 is an annual list of individuals who have made the biggest mark on women in sports in the last calendar year.
The espnW Film Fellowship program, presented by Walmart, will grant funding to filmmaker Daniele Anastasion to direct a docu-series consisting of four short films examining motherhood and athleticism through the eyes of Sarah Brown, an elite track athlete who will train through her pregnancy.
espnW has re-signed versatile writer and commentator Kate Fagan to a new multiyear agreement, which will keep yet another of the brand’s core voices in its ranks. Fagan will continue in her role as a featured reporter and columnist for espnW on multiple ESPN platforms including espnW.com, ESPN TV – including Around the Horn, First Take, His & Hers and others — and she adds two new national ESPN Radio shows to her resume.
The moves are designed to fully utilize ESPN’s global technology infrastructure, extensive international digital rights, sophisticated analytics, and unmatched editorial talent covering sports around the world.
ESPN Radio will launch a new weekend lineup beginning Saturday, Jan. 9, highlighted by the debut of espnW’s The Trifecta with Spain, Jane and Kate on ESPN Radio. The program, which will air Saturdays, noon – 3 p.m. ET, will be hosted by espnW writers Kate Fagan, Jane McManus and Sarah Spain as they discuss the latest headlines with a distinct perspective on sports that only espnW can provide.
Today, espnW unveiled its 2015 IMPACT25 list, a who’s who of 25 athletes and influencers who have made the biggest mark on women in sports this year – capped by The espnW Woman of the Year, to be chosen by the honorees themselves and announced at the inaugural IMPACT25 Gala on Thursday, Feb. 25, in New York.
espnW has teamed with Marvel Comics to create “super” takes on the 2015 “IMPACT25” list, which recognizes athletes and influencers who have made the biggest mark on women in sports this year – 24 nominees, plus The espnW Woman of the Year. A collection of Marvel artists will utilize their various creative styles to highlight the special talents of the honorees and create a super version of each.
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