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ESPN’s Renewal Of Three-Year Formula 1 Deal Is Off To A Roaring Start
ESPN’s Senior Vice President, Programming, discusses the start of the Formula 1 season and more
As a new season of Formula 1 racing launches this weekend from Bahrain, ESPN kicks off its new, three-year renewal with F1 that will bring new content and expanded viewing options for American F1 fans all season across ESPN platforms. ESPN’s Tim Bunnell discusses F1 in the latest chapter of Front Row’s Executive Voice.
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- Tim Bunnell is a Senior Vice President, Programming at ESPN. He leads programming efforts in tennis, golf, baseball, soccer, and motorsports, in addition to spearheading ESPN’s endeavors around the world, including managing ESPN’s relationship with Tencent Digital in China, and serving as a board member on NBA China and on CTV Specialty in Canada.
- Bunnell joined ESPN in 1994 as manager of distribution, Americas. In 1998, he was promoted to director, responsible for managing programming relationships with affiliates throughout Latin America and Canada. In 2000, Bunnell joined ESPN Internet Group , where he oversaw the launch and development of ESPNdeportes.com and managed the reorganization of ESPNsoccernet.com (now ESPNFC.com). Since 2002 he has been involved with ESPN’s content efforts across the globe..
- Prior to joining ESPN , Bunnell was an upper school teacher at the American International School in Vienna, Austria, where he taught courses in modern European history and world literature (1989-1991).