Katina Arnold

Katina Arnold

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Katina Arnold is Vice President, Corporate Communications for ESPN, overseeing PR for many areas including NFL, NBA, MLB, the Talent Office, digital, research, ESPN Audio, ESPN+ and DTC businesses.

Arnold joined ESPN in January of 2002. She was promoted to vice president, affiliate and international communications in 2005, and has worked on various aspects of PR for ESPN over her 22+ years including platform distribution, national advertising sales, ESPN Deportes, international – which included over 30+ networks and platforms worldwide – internal communications, ESPN Films, the ESPYs and ESPN Images, the corporate photography and multimedia team.

Prior to her time with ESPN, Arnold served as director of media relations for High Speed Access Corp. (HSA), a broadband company based in Littleton, Colo. Prior to that, she was the media relations manager for AT&T Broadband out of Englewood, Colo., formerly Tele-Communications, Inc. Her career began as a sales and marketing specialist for TCI Media Services in Madison, Wis.

Arnold was named a 2024 Sheroe in Media by MMCA, a multicultural and non-partisan nonprofit leading a call to action to address the continued lack f diversity and inclusion in the media and entertainment industry. She was also named in 2024 as a PRWeek Women of Distinction for her outstanding contributions in the communications field. Previously, Arnold has been named a Top Women in PR by PR News, and one of CableFax magazine’s most influential executives in cable. She is currently the Chair of the Alliance for Women in Media, an organization that has been committed to supporting women across all media segments for the last seven decades and is a member of its executive council. Arnold is very active in WICT and in CTAM, sitting on its Communications Steering Committee. She is Grand Marshall of the seventh District of the Daughters of Penelope, an organization promoting Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy and Individual Excellence. She also serves on the Wisconsin Sports Business Conference Alumni Advisory Board.

Arnold, a Milwaukee, Wis., native, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in family and consumer journalism.


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