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Independent Sports & Entertainment Hires Jason Spector From Ketchum

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 27 / 16

Independent Sports & Entertainment has hired JASON SPECTOR as VP/Marketing, Baseball. Spector will be responsible for securing off-field revenue and branding opportunities for ISE’s MLB and MiLB clients, which includes Tigers Ps JUSTIN VERLANDER and JORDAN ZIMMERMANN , Tigers 1B ...

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09/22/99
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ABC named ESPN Exec VP/Programming RICHARD GLOVER to Exec VP/Internet Media, the net''s "top Internet management post." Glover joined ESPN in ''92 as Senior VP/Enterprises (DAILY VARIETY, 9/22)....The

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09/22/99
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09/21/99
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09/21/99
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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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