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ESPN chief John Skipper gets contract extension

ESPN President John Skipper will be sticking around the sports network......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 14th, 2017

Temporary ESPN chief starts work in wake of John Skipper resignation

ESPN president John Skipper was hiding a substance abuse problem for many years. On Monday, he stopped hiding. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneyDec 19th, 2017

ESPN Chief"s Sudden Exit Comes at Crucial Juncture for Disney

ESPN on Monday announced the surprise resignation of network President John Skipper over substance-abuse issues, creating uncertainty at a critical moment for the sports TV juggernaut and its majority-owner, Walt Disney Co......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 18th, 2017

Why ESPN went from confident to queasy on Barstool Sports

In the days before ESPN signed a programming contract with Barstool Sports, CAA talent agent Nick Khan sent an email to ESPN President John Skipper and Connor Schell, executive vice president of content. Khan’s email included screen shots from a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

How ESPN went from confident to queasy on Barstool Sports

In the days before ESPN signed a programming contract with Barstool Sports, CAA talent agent Nick Khan sent an email to ESPN President John Skipper and Connor Schell, executive vice president of content. Khan’s email included screen shots from a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2017

ESPN chief to staff: "ESPN is not a political org"

Read the full memo ESPN President John Skipper sent employees after days of controversy surrounding host Jemele Hill......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 16th, 2017

ESPN chief to staff: "ESPN is not a political organization"

Read the full memo ESPN President John Skipper sent employees after days of controversy surrounding host Jemele Hill......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 15th, 2017

ESPN chief Skipper to staff: "ESPN is not a political organization"

"ESPN is about sports." It is "not a political organization." That's what ESPN president John Skipper said in a memo to staffers on Friday afternoon, after a bruising week for the sports network......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 15th, 2017

Life after Skipper: Busy schedule keeps ESPN staffers focused

ESPN executives and staffers are trying to maintain a kind of tunnel vision on their work in the face of swirling uncertainty that has engulfed Bristol since John Skipper’s shocking resignation. On this week’s SBJ/SBD Media Podcast, ESPN Ex.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2018

ESPN President Skipper resigns to deal with substance addiction

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's John Skipper resigned on Monday as president of ESPN, the company's most important network, due to a problem with addiction......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2017

ESPN president resigns to tackle substance abuse

Disney’s John Skipper resigned on Monday as president of ESPN, the company’s most important network, due to a problem with addiction......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 18th, 2017

Who Is John Skipper? ESPN President Resigns, Citing Substance Abuse

Skipper said he has long suffered with substance addiction, and "the most important thing I can do right now is to take care of my problem.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 18th, 2017

DealBook Briefing: Who Could Succeed John Skipper at ESPN?

John Skipper, the president of ESPN, has stepped down today, citing a “substance addiction” problem. There is no obvious successor for Mr. Skipper......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 18th, 2017

ESPN President John Skipper Resigns Over Substance Abuse Issues

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, S.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceDec 18th, 2017

ESPN President John Skipper Resigns Citing Substance Abuse Issues - Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportESPN President John Skipper Resigns Citing Substance Abuse IssuesBleacher ReportESPN president John Skipper announced his resignation from the company on Mond.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 18th, 2017

ESPN president resigned citing substance addiction

ESPN president John Skipper resigned, admitting he's struggled with substance abuse for many years......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnDec 18th, 2017

ESPN host Dan Le Batard broke down in tears on air upon learning ESPN president John Skipper was resigning

ESPN President John Skipper unexpectedly resigned on Monday, citing substance addiction. ESPN's Dan Le Batard learned about the res.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 18th, 2017

ESPN President John Skipper Resigns Due to Substance Addiction

Skipper has been.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 18th, 2017

ESPN staffers saddened by John Skipper"s resignation

ESPN staffers said they were stunned and saddened to learn about network president John Skipper's substance abuse problem and resignation from his job on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 18th, 2017

ESPN staffers shocked, saddened by John Skipper"s resignation

ESPN staffers said they were stunned and saddened to learn about network president John Skipper's substance abuse problem and resignation from his job on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 18th, 2017

ESPN President John Skipper resigns to deal with substance addiction

President of Walt Disney Co.-owned ESPN, John Skipper, said on Monday that he is resigning from.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 18th, 2017