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ESPN Promotion: The Skipper, Too

John Skipper has been promoted to executive vice president, advertising sales, new media and consumer products at ESPN.

Skipper will add oversight of ESPN ABC Sports customer marketing and sales to his current responsibilities leading (, ESPN-The Magazine, ESPN Broadband, ESPN Enterprises, SportsTicker and ESPN Mobile.

He continues to report to ESPN and ABC Sports president George Bodenheimer and Alex Wallau, president of ABC Network operations and administration.