Shapiro scores new ESPN post

Fleming, Michael
July 2001
Daily Variety;7/12/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 28, p1
Trade Publication
Reports the promotion of producer Mark Shapiro as the general manager of programming of ESPN network. Implication of the promotion for the expansion of jockweb into the programming; Contribution of Shapiro to the industry; Experiences in other network prior to the promotion.


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