Some employees have begun refreshing their resumes.
Thanksgiving week is here, and many inside ESPN are giving special thanks for jobs they hope will last past the holidays.
In the next few weeks, the Worldwide Leader is expected to undergo another round of massive layoffs — Sporting News cites 40-60 layoffs coming, with Sports Illustrated reporting the number will exceed 100 — and the next wave of who’s-next worry has many scanning their options.
According to a Monday Sporting News report, which cited a source at a rival network, some ESPN staffers already are sending out “just-in-case” résumés to competitors such as FS1, NBCSN and Turner Sports.
“The narrative from many long-timers still there is: ‘I know my day is coming. It’s not if. It’s when,’” another source told the site. read more