Vice President, Creative Content Production
Julie McGlone is a vice president of creative content production for ESPN. She oversees both the SportsCenter Enhancement Unit (SCEU), which creates compelling elements that drive SportsCenter content initiatives, and the Creative Content Unit (CCU), which is responsible for the company’s largest creative projects for marquee live sporting events across all platforms. A veteran of more than 20 years in creative production, McGlone joined ESPN in 2000 and is one of the company’s top female production leaders.
McGlone is widely respected for her exceptional creative leadership and has led the creative presentation and branding for multiple Emmy award-winning events on ESPN and ABC, including the FIFA World Cup, College Football Playoff, Indy 500, Grand Slam Tennis, The Masters, Little League World Series, MLB, Monday Night Football, NFL and NBA Drafts, NBA Playoffs and Finals, X Games and more.
Since 2005, McGlone has brought creative storytelling and fresh, new approaches to enhance coverage of ESPN’s presentation of sports events. Her oversight includes big-event projects for the CCU, a dynamic team of creative producers, writers and designers and quick turn editorial edited essay content with the SCEU team.
In February 2018, McGlone was named Chairperson of the ESPY Week Committee benefiting The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Her leadership helped ESPN achieve a record donation milestone of $100 million in total donations from ESPN employees and fans for The V Foundation in 2019.
McGlone began her career in 1991 at WJBK (CBS) in Detroit, Mich., as a local sports and entertainment promotion producer. From 1993-2000, she lived in Vail, Colorado, working as field producer, editor, and action sports film producer.
McGlone received a bachelor of arts in Communications from Oakland University. Her many production accolades and awards include seven National Sports Emmy Awards and eight Clio Sports Awards.