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ESPN personalities brace for layoffs

ESPN is planning to lay off some of its TV and radio personalities. In a statement, the Disney-owned sports juggernaut attributed the cuts to changes in the way people consume content, according to CNN Money:  “Today’s fans consume content in many different ways and we are in a continuous process of adapting to change and … Continue reading “ESPN personalities brace for layoffs”

ESPN is planning to lay off some of its TV and radio personalities. In a statement, the Disney-owned sports juggernaut attributed the cuts to changes in the way people consume content, according to CNN Money: 

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“Today’s fans consume content in many different ways and we are in a continuous process of adapting to change and improving what we do. Inevitably that has consequences for how we utilize our talent. We are confident that ESPN will continue to have a roster of talent that is unequaled in sports.”

The cuts are not expected to affect non-talent employees. Read more from CNN here.


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