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Carrie Brzezinski

Vice President, Marketing Solutions 

ESPN

Carrie Brzezinski is Vice President of Marketing Solutions at ESPN. As an avid sports fan and seasoned marketer, Carrie spends every waking hour finding better ways to connect with other fans on behalf of some of the biggest marketers in the business. She leads CreativeWorks, ESPN’s in-house creative and strategic agency, that develops sports relevant creative campaigns for top-level advertising partners and ESPN’s consumer brand campaigns. She oversees marketing for the network’s flagship SportsCenter and all programming on ESPN2, including Mike & Mike, First Take, SportsNation, as well as oversees ESPN the Party, the annual Super Bowl event. Prior to ESPN, Carrie spent her career in media at DoubleClick, USA TODAY Hachette Filipacchi Media, Blender, and MAXIM, creating advertising programs. Carrie is a graduate of the University of Michigan and serves as an advisor on the university’s Sports Management Advisory Board, preparing students for a career in sports business. Carrie lives in in both New York City and Los Angeles and is a DJ by night.