ESPN is laying off some well-known on-air reporters and personalities. Almost two dozen on-air staff members were reportedly let go by the sports cable network Friday. Some of the names include Jeff Van Gundy, Max Kellerman, Keyshawn Johnson, Steve Young, Suzy Kolber and Ashley Brewer. The Hollywood Reporter says the cuts were not part of ESPN parent company Disney's plan to layoff seven-thousand workers. The outlet reports ESPN decided to cut on-air talent in order to save off-screen jobs as it tried to meet its financial targets. . .
ESPN Lays Off On-Air Personalities
The decision to let go of these on-air talents is part of ESPN's broader efforts to navigate financial challenges while preserving off-screen jobs.