KSPN-A Names Scott McCarthy GM
January 6, 2011 at 11:35 AM (PT)
ABC RADIO Sports/Talk KSPN-A (710 ESPN)/LOS ANGELES has appointed SCOTT MCCARTHY GM, Most recently managing partner of ALACON VENTURES. MCCARTHY has already spent more than decade. at DISNEY/ABC, serving as EVP of ABC RADIO NETWORKS and SVP of ABC BROADCAST GROUP.
At 710 ESPN LOS ANGELES, he will oversee all aspects of the station as well as its valued relationships with key partners including the LOS ANGELES LAKERS, USC and the LOS ANGELES ANGELS of ANAHEIM.
"Our deliberate search allowed us to recognize someone with SCOTT’s vast background and bring him back to the WALT DISNEY COMPANY," ESPN RADIO GROUP SVP TIM MCCARTHY said. "SCOTT’s unique experience in both the radio and digital media platforms will help 710 ESPN better serve L.A.-area fans through its own methods of distribution, and by coordinating efforts with ESPNLOSANGELES.COM.
"I am excited to be rejoining the company and many of my colleagues and friends, and even more excited to become a part of the unbelievable franchise that is ESPN," SCOTT MCCARTHY said, "I look forward to working with the great team at 710 ESPN LOS ANGELES to build on an already-strong foundation and continue to super-serve sports fans in the LOS ANGELES area."