Report: ESPN poised to potentially lay off 300-700 employees

Front Office Sports: The months-long economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic is sparking painful fallout for media companies.

ESPN could lay off hundreds of employees in the coming weeks, sources told Front Office Sports.




One source pegged the potential number of job losses between 300 and 700 employees. Another estimated 400 possible lost jobs.

The cuts are expected to hit hardest among ESPN employees who work behind the camera. But some on-camera TV and radio talents could be impacted — particularly if their contracts are expiring this year.


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