Steve Harris Joins ESPN Radio
May 30, 2008 at 10:59 AM (PT)
REACH MEDIA VP/Radio Operations STEVE HARRIS is joining ESPN RADIO as Sr. Director/Audio Content, effective JUNE 16th. HARRIS, who previously served as VP/Multicultural Programming at ABC RADIO NETWORKS, will be identifying content opportunities and specific talent for all of ESPN RADIO's new audio platforms and will assist in the network’s daily operations under Sr. Director SCOTT MASTELLER and the ESPN RADIO Content Management Team. He will be based at ESPN headquarters in BRISTOL, CT and is filling a slot left vacant when MIKE THOMPSON moved to the network's O&O in PITTSBURGH, WEAE-A (ESPN RADIO 1250), as GM.
"STEVE brings a wealth of experience to our varied efforts in the escalating world of new media," said ESPN RADIO SVP/GM MO DAVENPORT. "He joins a team already extremely talented in providing news and entertaining audio content to all of ESPN RADIO's platforms."
HARRIS added, "Joining ESPN RADIO is an opportunity to marry my two lifelong passions, broadcasting and sports, into one job. It is an honor to work with the industry’s best talent, in front of, and behind, the microphone, and I look forward to being a part of the team that truly is the 'World Wide Leader in Sports.'"