Sr. Director, Digital Media Programming & Acquisitions ESPN
Emily Horowitz serves as the Senior Director of Digital Media Programming and Acquisitions for ESPN. Promoted to the position in January 2016, she provides day-to-day leadership around the company’s programming and content strategy for digital streaming platforms. In the role, Horowitz works closely with ESPN’s Affiliate Sales and Marketing, Digital Media, Product, Technology and International business units to drive business and audience growth.
Prior to this position, Horowitz served as Director of Strategic Partnerships, where she managed and helped develop strategies for some of ESPN’s top partners, including Google, Samsung, and EA Sports. Additionally, Horowitz was involved in ESPN’s development in the gaming industry, notably the company’s EA Partnership, ongoing eSports initiatives and mobile gaming. She was also responsible for helping evaluate new business opportunities and partnerships while working with other ESPN divisions to optimize revenue, content and strategic value.
Horowitz joined ESPN as Programming Coordinator in June 2008, and previously held various roles in ESPN’s Programming and Interactive Games and Partnerships teams.
A native of Connecticut, Horowitz graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts Honors in Journalism and Mass Communication. She lives in New York and works from ESPN’s offices in New York City and Bristol, CT.