Former ESPN and ACC executive brings 16 years of sports media experience
AUSTIN, TX — June 04, 2018 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced the hiring of Lindsey Ross as Director of Rights Acquisition. Ross joins FloSports with more than 16 years of experience in college conferences and sports media, and most recently worked for ESPN as Manager of Programming and Acquisitions.
Before ESPN, Ross was Director of Communications at Atlantic Coast Conference from 2006 to 2012 and Assistant Director of Communications at Conference USA from 2005 to 2006. Ross’ years of experience in managing and growing strategic relationships will help propel FloSports’ future partnerships.
Thus far in 2018, FloSports has signed 119 rights deals, including The Rugby Channel acquisition, EuroLeague Basketball, Nike EYBL, World Rallycross, Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), and the Giro d’Italia.
“Lindsey’s experience and knowledge in fostering relationships during her time at ACC, Conference USA, and ESPN make her one of the most well-connected and dynamic individuals in sports media,” FloSports SVP of Global Rights Acquisition & Strategy Adam Fenn said. “We’re excited she’s joined FloSports and we’re fortunate to have her as an asset to our team.”
“I have watched FloSports take a leadership position in live digital sports over the last few years,” Ross said. “There is undoubtedly a dynamic and refreshing energy here and I look forward to contributing to its success.”
FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders and governing bodies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the events, the athletes, and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header include Basketball, MMA, Football, Wrestling, Track, Gymnastics, Cycling, and more.