ESPN ‘bloodbath’ begins: 100 being laid off by network today


The feared day is here for many in Bristol.

ESPN president John Skipper sent out a memo to employees Wednesday morning alerting them that 100 employees will be laid off. Around half of those receiving pink slips are well known, according to James Miller, author of the ESPN behind-the-scenes book “These Guys Have All the Fun.”

The layoffs were expected for months, but according to Miller, some are still in shock as they are notified they are among the ones being let go.

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