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ESPN Names Top Human-Resources Executive

Paul Richardson, executive vice president of global resources for Universal McCann, New York, joined ESPN.

Richardson will be senior VP, heading up all human-resources issues for ESPN's 5,000 employees.

His resume includes top HR posts at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood and, before that, Times Mirror.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.