What Jimmy Pitaro’s new deal means for ESPN’s future

What Jimmy Pitaro's new deal means for ESPN's future


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Let’s start Super Bowl Week with some news.

ESPN leadership: Disney and ESPN Chairman Jimmy Pitaro have agreed to a new contract that will run for three-and-a-half years, Sports+ has learned. ESPN declined comment.

What has Pitaro done: Since Pitaro took over for John Skipper in March, 2018, ESPN has undergone a transformation, with a focus on going direct-to-consumer while also adding and retaining live sports.