HBCU Alumni Spotlight on Terrika Foster-Brasby, Reporter & Analyst at ESPN

Terrika Foster-Brasby is making an impact at The Walt Disney Company as a proud HBCU alum. Her time spent at Saint Augustine’s University and as a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. prepared her for success at ESPN where she serves as talent for some of ESPN’s most popular digital streaming shows as well…

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Goal Oriented: Arda Öcal, SportsCenter Anchor and NHL Studio Host

A love for hockey and sports came naturally growing up in Toronto, Canada, for SportsCenter anchor and NHL studio host Arda Öcal, but he didn’t necessarily set out with the goal of working in sports media. A son of immigrant parents from Turkey, he discovered his own path which led him to ESPN. Luckily, a…

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ESPN’S Courtni Regan Plays the Hits for the 2022 NHL Player Media Tour

(L-R) ESPN senior associate producter Courtni Regan; Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins; and Storytelling & Original Content manager Megan Anderson pose. (Al Powers/ESPN Images)

With the NHL season returning for the second year of The Walt Disney Company’s seven-year deal, senior associate producer Courtni Regan and the production team were recently in Las Vegas for the annual NHL Player Media Tour (PMT). Courtni recently took the time to explain one of her many roles at the NHL Player Media Tour, and to share a behind-the-scenes look of an interesting and largely unknown contribution she adds prior to the start of the NHL regular season. 

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Thank You For Your Service: Military Veterans Make Careers with ESPN

Featured Image for Blog that includes one headshot of Anita Adams and one headshot of Jonathan Williams, both military veterans and ESPN employees.

We understand that it takes dedication, drive and leadership to serve your country, which is why ESPN is excited to once again broadcast the Armed Forces Bowl on Dec. 22, the bowl game that salutes our nation’s military and their families! Every day, ESPN makes a commitment to celebrate and support military veterans and their families. Heroes Work Here at The Walt Disney Company is a company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans, including on teams at ESPN. We recently spoke with two military veterans creating careers with ESPN about their service and current roles with the company.

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Episode 7: ESPN – Social Media and Production

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To serve sports fans, anytime, anywhere, is the mission of ESPN. The go-to stop for all sports coverage, we sit down with two ESPN employees, Jett Watkins, Social Media Specialist II, and Sania Blu, Production Assistant at ESPN Next, who share that it is not all about the final score, but the stories that EPSN tells. We hear about how ESPN handles breaking news, like when Tom Brady announced he was retiring, tips on how you can improve your content skills, and the different job areas you get to work in when you join the ESPN Next program.

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Voices Unidas: Meet Edwin Roman

Headshot of Edwin Roman, Text: Voices Unidas Edwin Roman Senior Director, Brand Strategy & Content Insights ESPN

Hear from Edwin as he shares how he has been able to promote and celebrate his Hispanic culture and seen sports as a unifier in bringing people together.

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Media Magic: Inspiring Connections and Careers at NABJ-NAHJ 2022

ABC News President Kim Godwin presents at the Opening Ceremony of NABJ-NAHJ 2022

After several years of virtual attendance, The Walt Disney Company was excited to be back in person at the 2022 NABJ-NAHJ Convention and Career Fair in Las Vegas, Nevada! Not only was this year significant because of the ability to once again be in person, but also because for the first time several Disney businesses teamed up under The Walt Disney Company banner to jointly participate as a titanium-level sponsor of this year’s conference. Segments including ESPN, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products had a presence at the conference.

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