Wendell A. Scott
Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales
Wendell Scott is senior vice president, multimedia sales, ESPN Customer Marketing and Sales. In this role he oversees multimedia sales teams in New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta and leads the company’s multicultural sales efforts along with managing sales for ESPN’s syndication and event properties.
Previously, Scott served as vice president, multimedia sales, where he oversaw the New York-based sales team and developed new and incremental business by selling multimedia programs across all ESPN-branded entities.
Scott joined ESPN Customer Marketing and Sales as an account executive in May of 2000. In 2003, he was named vice president, ESPN Emerging Networks, overseeing a sales team representing the ESPN Classic and ESPNEWS networks, as well as the ESPN Original Entertainment properties before being promoted to vice president, multimedia sales in 2005.
A 20-year veteran of the media and advertising business, Scott began his career as an assistant media buyer at Corinthian Media; a media planner at Slater, Hanft, Martin; and a media planner on Visa credit card business for BBDO, where his lifelong interest in sports directly paralleled Visa’s foray into sports media. His contributions helped lead Visa as one of the premier sports marketers in recent history positioning them among many sports leagues including the NFL, NASCAR, and the Olympic Games.
Scott graduated from Northeastern University in 1989.