Senior Vice President, Digital Content
Nate Ravitz, Senior Vice President, Digital Content, is responsible for the content experience on ESPN’s digital platforms, including ESPN.com, the ESPN App on mobile and connected TV devices as well as Fantasy. His responsibilities include digital editorial, audience engagement, mobile alerts, SEO, content insights, the copy desk and digital video production in both English and Spanish.
Under Nate’s leadership, ESPN Digital had its best year ever in 2021, setting a new Sports category record with 120 million unique visitors in the U.S. in October. In that same month the ESPN App set a new best with 27.3 million monthly unique visitors, and increased its lead over the No. 2 app from 13.5 million to 16.6 million.
Nate joined ESPN in 2007 as a general editor of ESPN Fantasy, a hybrid role of editor and writer/on-air talent for fantasy content. Since then, he has made an important mark on the organization, pushing for innovation, quality reporting and storytelling, and enhancements to the fan experience. He has worked in various areas throughout ESPN of increasing responsibility, including managing all aspects of fantasy content for ESPN.com, leading the development of ESPN Now, digital video and content curation for ESPN digital properties, launching ESPN on Snapchat Discover, and overseeing programming of content strategy for all social media channels for our major brands from 2015-2017. From 2018 to 2020, he oversaw the multiplatform visual content team, including photo and content design for all ESPN branded products as well as The Undefeated and ESPN Films.
Throughout Nate’s many roles at ESPN, he has been focused on developing the teams he leads, looking for growth opportunities and recruiting with diversity, equity and inclusion always in mind. Nate has also served as a mentor for the MORE program and for the Mentoring Circles program for the PULSE ERG.
Nate was inducted into the Fantasy Sports Writers Association Hall of Fame in 2012. In 2007, he won a Sports Emmy for Best New Approach, Coverage, for his on-air work for ESPN’s Fantasy Football Now.
Nate graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.