Amy Kunkel joins ESPN as Senior Director of Internal Communications

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Amy Kunkel joins ESPN as
Senior Director of Internal Communications 

For immediate release
March 30, 2012   

We are pleased to announce the successful placement of Amy Kunkel as Senior Director of Internal Communications at ESPN, effective March 26, 2012. Amy will be developing strategies and initiatives for internal employee business communication company wide, intra- and inter-departmentally. 

 Prior to joining ESPN, Amy was Senior Associate Director of Corporate Communications at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. She led the development and implementation of Boehringer Ingelheim's U.S. corporate brand strategy, developing new corporate messages and identifying thought leadership opportunities for CEO and senior executives. 
Amy has over 10 years experience within Internal Communications. Before BI, Amy served as the Senior Manager of Internal and Executive Communications at Philips Electronics and Manager of Online and Internal Communications at Towers Perrin. She has succeeded in all of her positions in developing innovative, large-scale, internal communication programs to educate and engage employees.
Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from State University of New York College at Cortland, and a Master of Arts in Organizational Communications from the State University of New York In Albany.  

  ESPN is the world's leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company, featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. ESPN launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s sole mission is to serve sports fans wherever sports are watched, listened to, discussed, debated, read about or played.

Since 1988, Bishop Partners has been dedicated to excellence in providing executive search consulting to the information, media/communications, and entertainment industries, with an expertise in melding technology and content in cable, publishing, entertainment, interactive/digital media, and related converging technology.
Susan Bishop
President and Founder
Bishop Partners
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