ESPN's Papa Has New Charges

John Papa, senior director of programming for ESPN International, has been named VP, programming and acquisitions for ESPN Classic, and ESPNews.

He will head up program acquisitions for ESPN Classic, as well as creating ad sales and marketing initiatives. He remains based in Connecticut.

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.