Recent Posts tagged with espnW

ESPN To Broadcast All Six Nights of the 2019 Aurora Games on ESPNU, ESPN3

ESPN announced at The espnW Summit NYC that it will be the exclusive broadcaster of the inaugural Aurora Games Festival, designed to provide a platform to shine a light on women’s sports and culture. From August 20 – 25, the landmark event, being held at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York, will air […]  More

espnW, U.S. Department of State Launch Fifth Year of Global Sports Mentoring Program

espnW and U.S. Department of State have launched the fifth year of the Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP), with 16 emerging female leaders from around the world kicking off a four-week mentorship in the United States with top American female executives from some of the most influential organizations in sports and business. During the program, […]  More

ESPN Promotes Laura Gentile to SVP, espnW and Women’s Initiatives

Laura Gentile has been promoted to Senior Vice President, espnW and Women’s Initiatives by ESPN. Gentile’s leadership has been central in building the espnW business over the past five years. Gentile is the founder of espnW, which launched in Dec. 2010 as a blog. espnW is now a multimedia business encompassing digital, social, television, films […]  More

Gold Medalists Kerry Walsh, Aly Raisman To Attend espnW’s Women + Sports Summit

Kerri Walsh, beach volleyball player and three-time Olympic Gold medalist, will join fellow Olympians gymnast and two-time Gold medalist Aly Raisman and sprinter and three-time medalist Carmelita Jeter at the third annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit presented by Lexus, Oct. 1-3, in Tucson, AZ. Additionally, Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty, Amy Jo Martin […]  More

ESPN3 To Launch espnW Channel on 40th Anniversary of Title IX

ESPN3 will launch an espnW channel dedicated exclusively to live women’s sports events on Saturday, June 23, the 40th anniversary of Title IX.  At launch, the multi-screen sports network is slated to carry 170 hours of live women’s events through July 31 via an ESPN3 player on, which will continue to be made available […]  More

ESPN, espnW, and ABC News Launch In the Game with Robin Roberts

On Thursday, May 17, Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts will debut In the Game with Robin Roberts Presented by Lexus – a new series debuting across ESPN’s SportsCenter,, and featuring exclusive interviews with accomplished female athletes. Jennie Finch will kick off the eight-episode program which is sponsored by Lexus.  The series will […]  More

espnW Adds Three to Online Editorial Staff

Adding to its already well-respected and influential team of contributors, has named Heather Burns and Joy Russo deputy editors and added writer Kate Fagan to the team. espnW is ESPN’s first dedicated content and digital business initiative designed to connect female fans with the sports they love and follow.  The site provides a […]  More

WSMI Annual Meeting Spotlights New Production Opportunities, Future of espnW

On Monday morning, in conjunction with SVG’s League Technology Summit, more than 60 members of SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative (WSMI) gathered at the New York Hilton to discuss current issues in sports production. In addition to offering two panel discussions, the WSMI annual meeting introduced to the WSMI community SVG Assistant Editor Karen Hogan, […]  More

espnW’s Journeys and Victories Focuses on Inspiring Stories of Female Athletes is the home of Journeys and Victories,  a new, original series of inspiring stories from female athletes, produced by ESPN anchor Hannah Storm’s production company, Brainstormin’ Productions. The series seeks to inspire and motivate female athletes and fans as they undertake their own fitness challenges. To date, the series has featured several compelling stories including: Maureen Shea, a female […]  More

espnW Hosts Second Annual Women + Sports Summit

espnW will bring together some of the most talented female athletes and experts for the second annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit in Tucson, AZ, Sept. 26-28. From Billie Jean King to Abby Wambach to Laurel Richie, these innovators and influencers will help shape the discussion over the three-day event.  Through active dialogue and participation, […]  More

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