Here’s Everyone Laid Off at ESPN, From Mark May to John Clayton (Updating List)

100 on-air personalities and writers lost their jobs on Wedneday

Last Updated: June 1, 2017 @ 4:25 PM

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
  • Investigations Unit Writer Shaun Assael
  • NFL Contributor Jarrett Bell
  • Big Ten Reporter Brian Bennett
  • NFL analyst Jerome Bettis
  • ESPN 710 Host Jeff Biggs
  • MLB Analyst Jim Bowden
  • MLB Analysts Dallas Braden
  • NFL analyst Andrew Brandt
  • College Basketball Writer Eamonn Brennan
  • College Basketball Reporter C.L. Brown
  • NHL Columnist Scott Burnside
  • NFL analyst Adam Caplan
  • Columnist Jim Caple
  • Premier Boxing Champions Host Marysol Castro
  • SEC Football Reporter David Ching
  • NFL senior writer John Clayton
  • 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
  • NBA reporter Chad Ford
  • 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
  • College Football Analyst Mark May
  • SportsCenter Anchor Jade McCarthy
  • Hockey Writer Joe McDonald
  • Soccer Writer Doug McIntyre
  • ESPNW Reporter Jane McManus
  • College Football Reporter Brett McMurphy
  • Reporter Britt McHenry
  • 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
  • “SportsCenter” anchor Sara Walsh
  • Big Ten Football Reporter Austin Ward
  • Correspondent Reese Waters
  • Houston Rockets Reporter Calvin Watkins
  • NFL Reporter Ed Werder

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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