Molly Mita

I am the senior publicist for news content, working on Outside The Lines and SportsCenter. I grew up in Philadelphia so I learned at a young age to love the Eagles, cheesesteaks “wit wiz," and the Rocky movies. I graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a degree in communications before entering into the sports television world at The NFL Today Show on CBS and Sunday Night Football on NBC. I later took my love for football to the NFL with the Detroit Lions and The Baltimore Ravens. I patiently waited 23 years for an Eagles Super Bowl championship; although I am still waiting, The 2012 Baltimore Ravens gave me both a championship and a Super Bowl ring! The Eagles will always be my team but the Ravens forever have a place in my heart (and on my right-hand ring finger). I am so excited to continue my journey at ESPN with the best people in the business!
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In anticipation of the NBA Draft, ESPN travelled to Seattle, South Carolina and even China to tell compelling tales. Here's…
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E:60 producer Nicole Noren: "My goal with this story was to take viewers on an immersive journey, I wanted people…
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Olney revisits Caguas and Cora family for E:60 feature on Red Sox manager

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Watch for his "SportsCenter RIght Now" updates this week during "Get Up!," "First Take."

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ESPN has won its seventh Peabody Award for “Spartan Silence,” which includes ESPN’s coverage of the Larry Nassar case and…
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Schaap Tells The Tale of Tony Mandarich On Eve Of NFL Draft

Jeremy Schaap says that Tony Mandarich's story is so fascinating, he conducted the longest interview of his 25-year tenure at…

“It’s very exciting to have the face of hockey be involved in a project like this.”

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E:60 Reporter Tisha Thompson Says Being A Parent Helped Her Connect With UFC’s Michelle Waterson and Her Daughter

Thompson: "That’s what I love about this story - it flips so many stereotypes."

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E:60 Goes To Turkey To Tell Enes Kanter’s Story

ESPN producer on Kanter: "He is widely held up as a human rights defender in America, but in Turkey, no…
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“We waited for her at the entrance of the hospital, with our camera rolling. We filmed her wheeling in the donor heart.”

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An ESPN producer: "What is remarkable about the very first SportsCenter is that an expectation was set through Grande’s opening…
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Towering Achievement: E:60 Explores Daring, Oscar-Nominated Doc “Free Solo”

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Who Is Behind The Illustrations Of E:60’s “Tell Me A Story” Segments?

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