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Full List of espn layoffs 2023 : List of every name that has been let go so far

ESPN has recently announced cutting of some influential personalities from the parent company.

On June 30 2023, Friday morning ESPN decided to let go off some of its presenters. ESPN made Friday hard day for some of the ESPN presenters. ESPN has laid of renowed presenters. Several well-known individuals are among those being laid off, surprising many. Here is a detailed breakdown of those affected by this unexpected news. Let us have a look at ESPN Layoffs 2023.

Max Kellerman

Max Kellerman had a significant role at ESPN, serving as Stephen A. Smith’s co-host on their prominent show “First Take” for a considerable period. Following his departure from “First Take,” Kellerman contributed to NBA broadcasts and hosted a radio show alongside Keyshawn Johnson and Jay Williams.

Jeff Van Gundy

Jeff Van Gundy was a prominent voice on ESPN’s NBA broadcast, where he worked alongside Mike Breen and Mark Jackson. Together, they provided coverage for numerous primetime matchups throughout his tenure with the network.

Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose, a former athlete, was among those laid off by the network. He had been with the network since 2007 and even had his own show, which was canceled last year. One of the reasons for Rose’s departure was his salary. The network is seeking to reduce costs, which includes letting go of higher-paid employees. This decision also creates room for newer analysts such as Richard Jefferson and JJ Redick to have more opportunities.

Keyshawn Johnson

Keyshawn Johnson transitioned into broadcasting after his NFL career, covering various sports in addition to football. His 15-year tenure with the network has come to an end, marking the conclusion of a successful post-playing career. Johnson joined the company in 2007, a year after retiring from professional football.

LaPhonso Ellis

LaPhonso Ellis had a successful 11-year career in the NBA before transitioning to broadcasting. Initially, he worked as a broadcaster for Notre Dame but later joined ESPN in 2009. Since then, Ellis has primarily served as an analyst for college basketball.

Suzy Kolber

Suzy Kolber is an American football sideline reporter, co-producer, and sportscaster, best known for her work with ESPN. She was one of the original anchors of ESPN2 when it launched in 1993. Three years later, she left ESPN2 to join Fox Sports, and rejoined ESPN in late 1999.

Todd McShay

Todd Marshall McShay is an American football television analyst and commentator.The 46-year-old McShay joined ESPN in 2006. He became part of the on-air draft coverage in 2009.

Steve Young

Following his illustrious 15-year NFL career, which included a Super Bowl victory in 1994 and the prestigious title of Super Bowl MVP, Young transitioned into the sports broadcasting industry in 2000. He joined ESPN as a full-time analyst in 2001.

Matt Hasselbeck

Matthew Michael Hasselbeck is an American former professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). Hasselbeck led Seattle to six playoff appearances, including the franchise’s first Super Bowl appearance during the 2005 season. Hasselbeck also played for the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts. He is a former analyst for ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown. Hasselbeck joined ESPN’s NFL studio analyst team shortly after retirement from the NFL back in 2016. Also read: Who is Matt Hasselbeck Wife? Know more about Sarah Egnaczyk.

Ashley Brewer

Ashley Brewer is best known for being a sports anchor/reporter for ESPN. She was hired to be one of the hosts of The Replay on Quibi and a part of the rotation of SportsCenter. In 2021, she became a co-host on SportsNation on ESPN+.

Joon Lee

He is American Journalist earlier working as Baseball and Major League baseball staff writer for ESPN. Lee has been crucial part of ESPN for 4 years.

Jason Fitz

He began working for the ESPN network as their sports broadcaster in 2016. He also served as a co-host of the “Spain and Fitz” ESPN radio show, which aired weeknights from 5 pm to 8 pm, but stopped in May 2019.

Jordan Cornette

Cornette joined ESPN in 2018 as a college basketball analyst and helped launch ACC Network in 2019. His contract with ESPN was extended in 2019.

David Pollack

Pollack joined ESPN as a college football analyst in 2009. In the fall of 2011, he became a member of ESPN College GameDay and host of The Palmer and Pollack Show. In the summer of 2012, it was announced that Pollack would appear on ESPN’s Thursday Night Football alongside Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer and Samantha Ponder, replacing Craig James.

Nick Friedell

Friedel is a graduate of Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and joined when it launched in April 2009.

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Divinity Gautam
Divinity Gautam
Divinity is a Master's Student and also an experienced Content Writer. She believes that writing is the biggest weapon to make a major difference. She is currently enjoying her passion of writing through The SportsLite.

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