SportsBubble Brings Aboard Keith P. Hopkins, Trinity Brocato as Company Looks to Expand

SportsBubble has named Keith P. Hopkins has been named Chief Operating Officer and Trinity Brocato as Head of Products. Both report to SportsBubble Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lydia Murphy-Stephans, as the company transitions from releasing its first product, the WatchSports app, to expanding its business operations.

Keith P. Hopkins has been named Chief Operating Officer of SportsBubble

Hopkins is responsible for overseeing the company’s operations and spearheading new partnerships. Brocato is responsible for managing the company’s product roadmap, initially focusing on SportsBubble’s WatchSports app and the development of new features.

Prior to joining SportsBubble, Hopkins served as Senior Vice President of Distribution and Business Development for Nexstar Media where he oversaw content distribution and affiliate relations. Before that, he was the Vice President, Distribution for Tribune Media, Director of Affiliate Sales & Marketing with Pac-12 Networks when Murphy-Stephans was President, and spent several years with NBCUniversal/Comcast.

Brocato is a seasoned digital media executive who, prior to SportsBubble, served as Senior Vice President of Operations and Products for Gaming 24/7 Inc where she oversaw the planning and execution of digital products and corporate operations for the company. Before that, she was the VP of Digital Products and Activation at Emmis Communications, and previously served as Vice President of Digital Media at iHeartMedia’s Premiere Networks.

Trinity Brocato has been named as Head of Products by SportsBubble

“I’m thrilled to have Keith and Trinity on SportsBubble’s leadership team. Both have proven track records with startups in the sports and esports media ecosystem. With SportsBubble’s recent launch, it’s invaluable to have seasoned executives on our team,” says Murphy-Stephans. “Right out of the gate, they have proven to be great teammates.”

Hopkins is working with Murphy-Stephans to build SportsBubble’s client base across leagues, event owners, networks, providers and streaming services that own content or offer live sports and esports event viewing. Brocato is working with Murphy-Stephans on implementing SportsBubble’s product roadmap and overseeing the development, implementation and operations of the company’s new products.

SportsBubble Inc. is an internet-based company that provides software, marketing and services to make it convenient and fast for fans to discover, access and engage with sports. The company was founded by sports media pioneer Lydia Murphy-Stephans. SportsBubble’s first product, the WatchSports app, was created to solve sports media fragmentation.

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