Vice President of Global Sports Video, Amazon
As Vice President, Global SportsVideo, Marie Donoghue leads all of Prime Video’s global sports contentbusiness. She oversees Prime Video’s global sports strategy, identifying andevaluating new opportunities, managing acquisitions, programming and production,enabling Amazon Prime customers to access original and live sports content onhundreds of devices, in over 240 countries and territories.
Marie led the groundbreakingacquisition and production of Thursday Night Football, marking thefirst time a streaming service aired an exclusive national broadcast packagefrom the NFL. In addition, Prime Video’s sports content includes Premier Leaguein the U.K., UEFA Champions League in Germany and Italy (U.K. starting in2024), ONE Championship (U.S. and Canada), and the WNBA.
A long-time leader in the sportsindustry, Marie has received numerous honors and extensive media coverage inrecognition for her achievements, including “2021 Innovators” (The Wrap), “MostPowerful Women in Sports” (Adweek), “Most Influential People in Sports” (SportsBusiness Journal), “Power 100 Women in Entertainment” (The Hollywood Reporter),“New York Impact List” (Variety), “The Most Powerful Women in Cable” (CableFax:The Magazine), “Women to Watch” (Advertising Age and Advertising Women of NewYork) and “Game Changers” (Sports Business Journal).
Prior to joining Amazon, Donoghuespent more than 18 years at ESPN, where she most recently served as ExecutiveVice President, Global Business and Content Strategy. She led the ongoingdevelopment and implementation of ESPN’s enterprise-wide business and contentstrategy and also headed ESPN’s business affairs, business development, andpartnership group, oversaw ESPN Films (30 for 30), and launched severalaward-winning digital properties, including Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight andThe Undefeated.
A native of the Bronx,Marie earned her bachelor’s degree from Columbia College and a law degree fromColumbia University.