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EVP, Global Merchandising and Product Development, DCPI, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Professional softball player
The V Foundation for Cancer Research
Author & Yoga Teacher
President and Governor, Los Angeles Lakers
Vice President, Global Marketing, Catalyst
U17 USA Women's Basketball
Senior Vice President, espnW and Women’s Initiatives at ESPN
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SVP, Diversity and Inclusion, L’Oréal USA
U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo gold medalist
Swish Basketball Academy - Jordan
The Shift Foundation
Chief Brand Officer, WWE
Paralympic gold medalist
Professional basketball player
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Professional Softball Player & Olympic gold medalist
Professional women's football
Cari Champion was named SportsCenter anchor in July 2015. Previously she served host of ESPN2’s First Take, where she shared the debate table with featured commentators Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith and moderated their debate topics while offering her perspective and insight.
Prior to joining ESPN, Champion was an anchor and courtside reporter at the Tennis Channel. Additionally, she served as an entertainment/lifestyle reporter doing features for The Insider, Hollywood 411 and Starz Entertainment.
As a broadcast journalist and host, Champion also worked across the country covering network news, entertainment, and sports stories of national interest for ABC, CBS, NBC and other cable networks. A native of Southern California, Champion graduated from UCLA.