To share: http://bit.ly/30mwl7S
Disney and ESPN Media Networks today announces that Ryan Blood has joined the team as vice president, Affiliate Sales. In this role, Ryan leads the Burbank, Calif.-based sales team overseeing national distribution accounts that include AT&T, DISH, and Hulu, among others.
“Ryan’s extensive experience in the content distribution space and the strong relationships he has built within the industry are an incredible asset,” said Sean Breen, senior vice president, Affiliate Sales, Disney and ESPN Media Networks. “He will be integral to our efforts in ensuring that our valuable portfolio of brands and networks are widely distributed.”
Most recently, Ryan served as director of content strategy and programming acquisitions for Verizon’s Fios TV, Media Services and Wireless, which included leading Verizon’s renewal with Disney/ABC and ESPN networks. Prior to Verizon, Ryan held the role of vice president, content AT&T Entertainment Group, responsible for various programmer negotiations for AT&T and DIRECTV platforms, and serving as chief of staff for AT&T’s chief content officer.
Ryan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health policy and administration from Penn State University and a Juris Doctor degree in sports and entertainment law from the University of Pittsburgh. He is also an executive board member for Regular Hero, a non-profit group that provides resources for at risk youth.
more recommended stories
ESPN and Special Olympics Expand Relationship with Eight-year Broadcast Agreement and Extension as Global Presenting Sponsor of Special Olympics Unified Sports®
ESPN to be Global Broadcast Partner.
ESPN Adds to MLB Postseason Impact Game Selections with Indians-White Sox September 24
Cleveland, OH – May 4, 2019.
30 for 30 Shorts Documentary “Mack Wrestles” to Premiere Sunday on ESPN
ESPN Films will debut a new.
UFC Fight Night on ESPN+: Rodriguez vs. Stephens in Mexico City
Main Card features Yair Rodriguez vs..
ESPN Reaches New Multi-Year Deal with West Coast Conference
ESPN has reached a new multiyear.
A Dawg Fight: College GameDay Heads to Athens As No. 3 Georgia Hosts No. 7 Notre Dame
Athens, GA – September 28, 2013.
ESPN Further Solidifies College Football Championship Weekend: ACC Football Championship Set for ABC’s Saturday Night Football on December 7; Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship on ABC at Noon ET Same Day
Eight-Game, Two-Day Slate Begins with.
ESPN Adds Wednesday Doubleheader to MLB Schedule
Boston, MA – April 27, 2019.
ESPN College Football Week 4: No. 12 Texas Opens Conference Slate vs. Undefeated Oklahoma State on ABC’s Saturday Night Football; No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Alabama, No. 4 LSU and No. 9 Florida Among Top Teams on the Schedule
Longhorns Host Saturday Night Football for.
Fenway Sports Management and ESPN Events Officially Introduce “The Fenway Bowl,” an Annual Bowl Game Featuring the AAC and ACC That Will Kick-Off at Fenway Park Beginning in 2020
Fenway Sports Management (FSM), ESPN Events.