Innovation

Innovation

Still The One: ESPN’s Bob Ley

With 2018 nearing an end, ESPN Communications this week will highlight four important numbers from our year end release.

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ESPN+

ESPN+ Makes ESPN’s Biggest Production Bigger

NEW YORK — ESPN has a long history of setting high goals and achieving them, with a laundry list of…

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Innovation

ESPN.com @ 25: A standard-bearer for innovation in 1995 and a quarter-century later

For 25 years, ESPN.com has transformed and evolved in pursuit of one goal – to serve sports fans anytime, anywhere.…

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COVID-19

Team Player: Hoop Streams’ Cassidy Hubbarth and Max Kelley

Cassidy Hubbarth says of Max Kelley: "[He has] an incredible ability to remain calm and set a clear, efficient plan…

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COVID-19

How ESPN’s Stats & Info Group Keeps 17 Simultaneous “BottomLines” Running Remotely

SIG now produces those signature news alerts from home setups and still delivers a seamless fan experience.

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ESPN Podcasts

20 ESPN Podcasts For Your Bingeing Pleasure

Stay in the know while social distancing and immerse in this list of recommended ESPN Podcasts.

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COVID-19

#SeniorNight Resonating Across ESPN Platforms, Shining Light on College, High School Athletes Whose Seasons Were Cut Short

Idea has resulted in more than 10K submissions with the hashtag and 4.5M video views.

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COVID-19

Even Working From Home, ESPN+’s Ariel & The Bad Guy Producers Maintain “Dogged” Pursuit Of Quality

Two team members credit communication for overcoming remote production obstacles - like barking cameos.

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COVID-19

“Some viewers have thanked us for giving them a small dose of normalcy. It’s even more therapeutic for us.”

Producer Erik Rydholm on the creation of short, social media "homemade" versions of "ATH," "PTI," and "Highly Questionable."

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COVID-19

ESPN’s Remote Ops rapidly expands its innovative home studio network

Responding to the ripple effect of COVID-19, ESPN has expanded its commentator home studio network.

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COVID-19

Maria Taylor’s Six-Month Journey with Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu Gets Much Different Cover Story Ending than Expected

Six months of reporting took an unexpected turn after the COVID-19 outbreak, but Taylor made adjustments to her profile of…

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COVID-19

“The challenge is that now we need to replicate that dynamic 24 hours a day, seven days a week across multiple networks.”

In wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, ESPN EVP Burke Magnus discusses programming goals, working with rights holders, more.

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COVID-19

Home Sweet Work: Remote Audio “Kits” Help Power ESPN Radio Content

Many teams coordinated to keep ESPN Radio on the air this morning, working in remote home studios with colleagues on…

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Soccer

Pitch Perfect: ESPN Kicks Off Its 25th MLS Season Sunday With Doubleheader

VP Amy Rosenfeld, ESPN's soccer production guru, reviews historical highlights including "Becks," "Goal Post Cam," Champion+Twellman.

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Executive Voice

Executive Voice: Media Heavyweights Collaborate To Cover Wilder-Fury II Clash

ESPN combat sports executive Matt Kenny discusses ESPN and Fox Sports' historic presentation of the most anticipated heavyweight boxing match…

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NCAAB

2 Analysts + 0 Play-By-Play = A LOT OF Jimmy Dykes and Fran Fraschilla

Tonight in Spokane, ESPN's CBB game analysts are running point for San Francisco-Gonzaga (11 ET, ESPN2). Here's why.

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Innovation

XFL Announcers Keep Their Heads On A Swivel, Stay On Their Toes On The Sidelines

The XFL offers unique on-field access to ESPN and ABC reporters; Week 1 was a test of their stamina.

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