Real World - ESPN

Professor: TBD
Schedule: Wednesday, 6:20-8:40 p.m.
Credits: 3 credit course


The challenge:

ESPN would like students to create a report and best practices/policy guide on the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


About the organization:

ESPN (originally an initialism for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based pay television sports channel owned by ESPN Inc., owned jointly by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%). The company was founded in 1979. ESPN broadcasts primarily from studio facilities located in Bristol, Connecticut. ESPN is available to approximately 100 million television households  in the United States. In addition to the flagship channel and its seven related channels in the United States, ESPN broadcasts in more than 200 countries, operating regional channels in Australia, Brazil, Latin America, and the United Kingdom, and owning a 20% interest in The Sports Network (TSN) as well as its five sister networks in Canada.


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