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Vice President, Digital Production
Mike Foss, who joined ESPN in 2017, was promoted to vice president, digital production in September 2021. In this role, he oversees video production, content creation and development across all ESPN digital channels. This includes responsibility for studio/show production and streaming on Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube, and the ESPN App. He also serves as the executive producer of SportsNation and Stephen A’s World on ESPN+.
Foss came to ESPN from Fox Sports where he was a vice president, news where he developed content strategy designed to increase audience reach and engagement for FOXSports.com on mobile and social platforms. His first position at ESPN was director, YouTube, and he launched ESPN’s YouTube channels and oversaw their production and strategy. In 2019, he was promoted to senior director, digital and social video, oversees video production, content creation and development across all ESPN digital channels.
A 2010 graduate of George Mason University with a bachelor of arts degree in communications, he joined USA TODAY directly after college as an online producer. A year later, he was promoted to senior editor. In 2012, he founded the social news website “For the Win” at USA TODAY and served as managing editor. He moved to Fox Sports in 2015. That year, he was named to Forbes Magazine‘s “30 Under 30” list.