As a woman overseeing the strategic direction of ESPNU, Longhorn Network, SEC Network and the new ACC Network, Durant is one many women in upper leadership positions at ESPN. She earned her position due to her hard work and great insights, and her advice for helping rid the cable industry of gender discrimination is enlightening: “Ensure there are leaders at the top who acknowledge its existence and are brave enough to address it.”
What is one way the industry can continue to evolve in ridding itself of gender discrimination?
Ensure there are leaders at the top who acknowledge its existence and are brave enough to address it.
What famous woman, living or deceased, would you like to have dinner with?
Oprah. We have so much to discuss!
Best advice for relieving stress?
Regular exercise, preferably outdoors. The combination of endorphins and fresh air has a way of clearing the mind. Enjoying nature’s art is another bonus.