Marie Donoghue

EVP, Global Business and Content Strategy, ESPN

Marie is the EVP, global business and content strategy, reporting to ESPN President John Skipper. She is responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of ESPN’s enterprise-wide strategy, with particular emphasis on identifying profitable growth and acquisition opportunities, evaluating new technology and business models and positioning ESPN’s content in light of evolving fan consumption habits.

Marie’s content portfolio includes FiveThirtyEight and The Undefeated. She has also overseen the award-winning ESPN Films unit as well as studio programs like Pardon the Interruption and Highly Questionable.

In 2015, Marie was recognized by CableFax: The Magazine as one of “The Most Powerful Women in Cable.” Variety named Marie to its “2014 New York Impact List” and she was selected as one of the “Power 100 Women in Entertainment” by The Hollywood Reporter.

Marie earned a bachelor of arts in economics from Columbia College and her JD from Columbia University.