Jay Jay Nesheim serves as the Senior Director of Communications for ESPN Films and Original Content, among other areas. In this role, Nesheim manages public relations efforts for various divisions such as: ESPN Films and Original Content, espnW, E:60, ESPN The Magazine, The ESPYS, and several other areas including World Series of Poker, Sport Science, Home Entertainment and others. Additionally, Nesheim oversees PR for ESPN’s film festival relationships including the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival.
Before holding her current position, Nesheim was the VP of Communications for MTV handling the company’s non-linear businesses including Online, Wireless, mtvU, MTV News, Pro-Social and Ad Sales. Prior to MTV, Nesheim spent five years at Playboy Enterprises as VP of Communications handling the Playboy Entertainment Group. Nesheim started her career in Public Relations at Moviefone, which was acquired by AOL in 1998, where she spent five years on the Communications team.
Nesheim graduated from Siena College with a bachelor of arts degree in English.