The latest round of ESPN layoffs has begun this week.
On Monday, it was reported that Mike Soltys has lost his job. He was part of the network for over four decades. He’s the second-longest tenured employee at the company.
John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reported the news.
Soltys was a prominent figure in the world of sports broadcasting, specifically at ESPN, the largest sports media company in the world.
Per Ourand, Soltys was overseeing all publicity for ESPN’s U.S. networks. As Senior Vice President of Communications, Soltys was responsible for overseeing all aspects of ESPN’s communication strategy, including public relations, media relations, and internal communications. He was also responsible for managing ESPN’s relationships with the media and other key stakeholders in the sports industry.
Throughout his career, Soltys has been a strong advocate for the importance of sports journalism and the role of media in promoting and covering sports. He has been a vocal supporter of ESPN’s commitment to delivering high-quality sports content and has worked to ensure that the network remains at the forefront of sports media innovation.
Soltys has also been a key player in some of the biggest moments in sports media history, including ESPN’s coverage of the O.J. Simpson trial in the mid-1990s.
If ESPN decided it would be okay to let him go, then nobody is truly safe as these layoffs continueWANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.