ESPN hires Greenberg to cover sports betting industry

ESPN has hired Doug Greenberg to cover the sports betting industry. He has been a reporter at Front Office Sports. Greenberg has written for the Premier Lacrosse League and RotoWire, and done video work for VSiN, Big Ten Network, and Stadium. He earned a BA in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and an […]

ESPN taps Arun to serve as assistant editor

Shubi Arun has joined ESPN in the U.K. as an assistant editor. Recently, he worked as a writer at The Cricketer in London. Arun also freelanced as a sports and culture writer, and was a cricket reporter at the Daily Mail, The Telegraph and PA Media. He gained work experience at The Independent and was […]

ESPN promotes Surendran from fellow to full-time reporter

Shwetha Surendran, the inaugural fellow for ESPN’s Investigative Journalism Fellowship with American University, will join the staff full-time as a reporter on Oct. 2. Previously, Surendran was a reporter at the Investigative Reporting Workshop. She also held the posts of original content intern and reporter/contributor at Los Angeles-based broadcast media production and distribution company Blue […]

Jeff Saturday, interim Indy Colts coach, is back at ESPN

The following excerpt was sent out from It couldn’t have been a surprise to anyone who follows sports media news, but it became official on Tuesday. Jeff Saturday is back with ESPN. He made his return to Get Up on Tuesday morning. He left the show last year to take over as interim coach of the […]

Russini swaps ESPN for The Athletic

The Athletic has hired Dianna Russini as senior NFL Insider. In her new role, she will lead the Times’ NFL breaking news coverage and collaborate with NFL reporters provide in-depth football coverage. Russini will also contribute to audio and video platforms. She joins from ESPN, where she was a SportsCenter anchor. Prior to joining ESPN in […]

ESPN’s Penna laid off

Peter Della Penna, a multimedia cricket editor at ESPN wrote on Twitter: “Heads up everyone. A bit of personal/work news: Friday June 30 was my last day as part of the @ESPNcricinfo team as USA correspondent after I was part of the Disney/ESPN-wide budget cuts/layoffs, by way of my expiring contract not being renewed.” Penna […]

ESPN journalist Arnolt departs for multimedia sports platform

The following excerpt was sent out from OutKick announced today that Charly Arnolt has left ESPN to join the fastest growing national multimedia sports platform as it continues to expand its lineup. Arnolt is leaving ESPN after five years and will be co-hosting a new OutKick show currently in development, which will be announced […]

Reports: Major layoffs to hit ESPN

The following excerpt was sent out from Sports broadcasting giant ESPN is preparing to make significant staff layoffs as part of Disney’s restructuring operation, according to multiple reports. Last month, Disney chief executive Bob Iger announced the media giant would cut 7,000 jobs to achieve US $5.5 billion in cost savings, with the elimination […]

ESPN’s Torre takes on expanded role with Meadowlark Media

The following excerpt was sent out from Variety: Pablo Torre is about to become a creature of two worlds. The veteran ESPN writer and on-air personality is leaving the Disney sports-media giant — and he’s staying, too. Torre is joining Meadowlark Media, the content company founded by former ESPN chief John Skipper and the sports commentator Dan Le Batard. And yet, […]

ESPN makes two new hires

ESPN has tapped Xuan Thai to serve as a senior writer and producer and Sara Coello as a writer.   Thai served as deputy bureau chief for the Southern region, where she managed a team of correspondents, producers, and assignment editors for all platforms of NBC News. Before that, she was a producer for NBC […]