Jan 20, 2018 - Economy

Zucker may be in mix for ESPN

Zucker. Photo: Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage

Jeff Zucker, president of CNN Worldwide, is one of the possibilities to replace ESPN president John Skipper, who abruptly resigned one month ago, according to CNN's Brian Stelter and Dylan Byers:

  • "Two of the [three] sources cautioned that there have not been any formal talks between Zucker and" Disney CEO Bob Iger.
  • Why it matters: "Zucker is a sports junkie and a live-television expert, and he knows how to manage on-air personalities — three key points for ESPN."
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