Sara Johnson
Director, espnW Video Production, espnW
Sara Johnson recently accepted the position of Director of espnW Video Production where she will be responsible for producing a wide range of content for espnW including capturing compelling video features, creative storytelling, studio and remote event coverage and espnW initiatives. She previously spent 9 years as an ESPN Studio Director where she worked with show producers and talent to build creative elements and segments that tell powerful sports stories on studio shows such as SportsCenter, His & Hers, Outside the Lines and various college sports. Sara also volunteers as Content Chair of ESPN EQUAL, an award winning employee resource group she founded whose mission is to foster a workplace where LGBTQ employees are accepted, included and welcomed as well as encouraged to share their unique perspectives on the business to best serve fans. In this role, she works with ESPN storytellers to ensure that all LGBTQ content is appropriate and fair. She spearheaded ESPN EQUAL’s Ally campaign, has developed numerous panel discussions and events, and become a strong voice for the LGBTQ movement within ESPN.