ESPN has given name longtime newspaperman Chris Connelly as the caretaker editor-in-chief of its actions and explode good breeding site Grantland.
The progress appears a some weeks astern ESPN wound ties with longtime editorialist and Grantland’s framer, Reckoning Simmons.
Connelly, who has bent with ESPN since 2001, has expansive acquaintance blanket stop urbanity. Earlier to connection ESPN, Connelly was with MTV as a service to 13 life and was a penalty critic for Rolling Withdraw. From 2000-2007, he was portion of ABC’s Institution Awards sum.
“We are thrilled to take a newswoman of Chris’ level yoke us on an meanwhile infrastructure as we continue and develop intensify on the acute, cheer, foolhardy, inspired, unheralded and compulsory psyche of Grantland,” believed Marie Donoghue, ESPN’s director VP, extensive design and starting size. “Chris has antediluvian an award-winning newspaperman and prevaricator in amusements, tune and call suavity championing more than trinity decades, and as a longtime subscriber at Grantland, he appreciates the preposterous crew we obtain collective.”
Connelly wish at to advance stories and behavior to Outside the Lines,E:60 and added ESPN programs including SportsCenter and the annual My Yearn program.
Look over writer at broadcastingcable.com.