ESPN President John Skipper Embarrassed By ‘Frontline’ Docu On NFL Concussions

By | Sunday August 25, 2013 @ 6:17pm PDT

ESPN President John Skipper told a report posted today that a promotional trailer for PBSFrontline documentary investigating NFL concussions was the “catalyst” for ESPN‘s pulling out of its partnership with the project. The … Read More »

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ESPN President Says He Won’t Use Digital Platforms To Undermine Pay TV

By | Tuesday January 31, 2012 @ 7:26pm PST

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ESPN execs must grow tired of defending the value of pay TV’s most expensive basic channel. But President John Skipper did so again today at a conference sponsored by All Things D. The … Read More »

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ESPN Shuffles Front Office Roles Under New Boss John Skipper

By | Wednesday January 25, 2012 @ 11:31am PST

John Skipper Named ESPN President, George Bodenheimer To Become Chairman

New ESPN president John Skipper has unveiled the new executive structure at the sports network after taking the helm January 1. Among the moves, EVP Programming and Acquisitions John Wildhack … Read More »

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John Skipper Named ESPN President, George Bodenheimer To Become Chairman

By | Tuesday November 22, 2011 @ 8:11am PST
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George Bodenheimer, President of ESPN and ABC Sports and Co-Chair of Disney Media Networks, will relinquish his day-to-day operating responsibilities on January 1. ESPN’s EVP content John Skipper has been anointed as his successor and will become … Read More »

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