Here’s Everyone Laid Off at ESPN, From Andy Katz to Trent Dilfer (Updating List)

ESPN announced Wednesday that it would lay off roughly 100 on-air personalities and writers, TheWrap has learned. The names of impacted, now-former employees are starting to become public.
The following people have confirmed their departure from the network.
TheWrap will continue to update this list as more names become known:

College Football Analyst Charles Arbuckle
NFL Contributor Jarrett Bell
Big Ten Reporter Brian Bennett
ESPN 710 Host Jeff Biggs
MLB Analyst Jim Bowden
MLB Analysts Dallas Braden
College Basketball Writer Eamonn Brennan
College Basketball Reporter C.L. Brown
NHL Columnist Scott Burnside
Columnist Jim Caple
Premier Boxing Champions Host Marysol Castro
SEC Football Reporter David Ching
Legal Analyst Roger Cossack
College Football Recruiting Reporter Jeremy Crabtree
SportsCenter Anchor Jay Crawford
“Outside the Lines” Reporter Steve Delsohn
NFL Analyst Trent Dilfer
College Basketball Analyst Len Elmore
Enterprise Reporter Tom Farrey
ESPNU Anchor Brendan Fitzgerald
NFL Analyst Ashley Fox
MLB Analyst Doug Glanville
Soccer Writer Mike Goodman
SportsCenter Anchor Chris Hassel
Soccer Writer David Hirshey
Columnist Johnette Howard
SportsCenter Anchor Darren Haynes
MLB Analyst Raul Ibanez
ESPNW and ESPN Chicago Columnist Melissa Isaacson
College Sports Reporter Chantel Jennings
Radio Host Danny Kanell
College Basketball Reporter Andy Katz
NFL Reporter Paul Kuharsky
NHL Columnist Pierre LeBrun
College Football Reporter David Lombardi
Radio Host Robin Lundberg
SportsCenter Anchor Jade McCarthy
Hockey Writer Joe McDonald
ESPNW Reporter Jane McManus
College Football Reporter Brett McMurphy
Pac 12 Reporter Ted Miller
Big 12 Reporter Max Olson
College Basketball Reporter Dana O’Neil
SEC Reporter Greg Ostendorf
Dodgers Reporter Doug Padilla
ESPNU Producer Josh Parcell
Predictive Analytics Expert Rufus Peabody
Golf Commentator Dottie Pepper
Auto Racing and College Football Commentator Jerry Punch
Baseball Reporter Mark Saxon
SportsCenter Anchor Jaymee Sire
MLB Writer Jayson Stark
NBA Reporter Ethan Sherwood Strauss
ESPN Dallas Columnist Jean-Jacques Taylor
Big Ten Football Reporter Jesse Temple
Sports Gambling Writer Dave Tuley
SEC Recruiting Analyst Derek Tyson
New Orleans Pelicans Reporter Justin Verrier
Big Ten Football Reporter Austin Ward
Correspondent Reese Waters
Houston Rockets Reporter Calvin Watkins
NFL Reporter Ed Werder

Also Read: ESPN to Lay Off 100 On-Air Personalities and Writers

The large cut comes as the expensive “Worldwide Leader in Sports” hemorrhages of subscribers in the cord-cutting era. Readers can find out how ESPN is combating that new reality through content by clicking here. Business-wise, a large chunk of cost-savings will be based on the layoffs, which we knew were coming. The job consolidation will include dozens of names sports fans know from television and radio, as well as some reporters, and jobs that fall under the company’s “Commentators” bin.
“We will implement changes in our talent lineup this week,” boss John Skipper told his employees this morning. “A limited number of other positions will also be affected and a handful of new jobs will be posted to fill various needs.”

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Source: The Wrap

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