Burke Magnus

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Executive Voice: ESPN Salutes SVP College Sports Programming and Events, Pete Derzis, Who Retires After 31 Years Of Visionary Leadership

EVP Burke Magnus: 'In helping ESPN cement its position as the media industry leader in college sports, Pete Derzis was…

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Walt Disney Company

ESPN’s Pitaro Welcomes Disney CEO Chapek to ESPN Virtual Town Hall

Wide-ranging discussion includes separate updates from ESPN leadership on various aspects of the business.

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Walt Disney Company

ESPN Highlights From Disney’s Investor Day 2020 Presentation

Announced Thursday: A new 10-year agreement with the SEC and ESPN+ programming featuring Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Stephen A. Smith…

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Working @ ESPN

On World Thrombosis Day, An ESPN Executive Shares His Health Scare, Recovery Story

VP, Digital Media Programming, John Lasker suffered a blood clot in his left leg that hospitalized him in July; he…

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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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Giving Back

ESPN Employees Support Disney Toy Delivery At Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

As part of the Disney Team of Heroes, ESPN is committed to help reimagine the patient and family experience in…

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Announcements

First And Goal: ESPN, ABC Will Carry XFL Games In 2020

ESPN EVP Programming and Scheduling, Burke Magnus, discusses agreement with new league.

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Executive Voice

“. . . It’s the special weekends like this one where ESPN proves just how meaningful it is in sports fans’ lives.”

EVP, Programming and Scheduling, Burke Magnus explains why ESPN platforms deliver live sports this weekend like no other outlet can.

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ESPN

Variety: What’s the strategy behind ESPN’s live event ratings momentum?

Variety explores ESPN's major live events weekend strategy with executives Burke Magnus, Connor Schell and Ryan Spoon.

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Announcements

Iger to ESPN employees: “The brand is more valuable than ever before”

Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger and ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro headlined the 2018 ESPN Employee…

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Watch This

PGA coming to ESPN, ESPN+ beginning in 2020

EVP, Programming and Scheduling, Burke Magnus, discusses what this addition means for ESPN's platforms.

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Announcements

ESPN Executes Live Triple Play Today, Airing Both NL Tiebreakers, MNF

Today ESPN presents a unique tripleheader of live sports coverage: the two NL tiebreaker games and Monday Night Football.

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Inside ESPN

How does ESPN select the sports that appear in #TheOcho lineup?

ESPN's Brent Colborne: "We had a meeting that we call a 'jam session' where a group of roughly 25 people…

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Watch This

Fans score with ESPN+, debuting today with launch of new ESPN App

With today’s launch of the new ESPN App with ESPN+, fans are now able to subscribe to the service for…

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Executive Voice

F1’s return excites ESPN VP – and lifelong fan – Magnus

Formula 1 makes a roaring return to ESPN this weekend. How did "the pinnacle of motorsports" find its way back…

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