Vice President, National Radio Programming and Production
Marcia Keegan has served as ESPN’s vice president, national radio programming and production, since April 2017. Prior to this, she was vice president, production, from 2011 to 2017, and vice president, content integration & strategic planning, from 2007 to 2011.
In her current role, she oversees all talk programming content on the ESPN Radio national network. National shows include First and Last, Golic and Wingo, The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, The Stephen A. Smith Show, The Will Cain Show, Spain and Fitz, Freddie and Fitzsimmons, and SportsCenter AllNight.
Keegan retains responsibility for ESPN’s packaged show productions – the unit that handles approximately 1000 hours of programming produced by outside vendors.
As vice president of production at ESPN, she oversaw many daytime studio shows including His & Hers (2014-2016), First Take, and SportsNation. She also played a pivotal role in evolving Mike & Mike (2000-2017) into a compelling and entertaining audio and visual experience.
From 2005 – 2007, Keegan had been a senior director in ESPN’s human resources department, working with the EVP, overseeing approximately 2000 employees.
From 1989 – 1997 and from 1999 – 2005, Keegan worked at the Hartford Law firm Wiggin and Dana, advising and representing clients on a wide spectrum of employment issues.
From 1997 – 1999, Keegan was director of employment services at the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), responsible for counseling member companies regarding new developments in employment law and regulation.
Keegan first worked for ESPN 1982 – 1986 in network operations, as a day of air coordinator and later as a network operations and traffic coordinator.
During her time practicing law, Keegan was an adjunct professor of law at University of Connecticut Law School, a contributor to employment law treatises and a frequent speaker on legal issues.
Keegan received a BA cum laude in Political Science from Union College and her JD cum laude from Cornell Law School.
Keegan currently serves on the Board of the CT/RI Chapter of the American Red Cross, and on the Strategic Advisory Committee of the Copper Beech Institute.Keegan has previously served on the Executive Board of the New England Chapter of Women in Cable and Telecommunications, and the Board of the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence.