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Disney eliminates 150 jobs at ESPN

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s ESPN unit is laying off about 150 employees, ESPN President John Skipper said in a memo to employees on Wednesday.

John Skipper addresses the media in Digital Center 2, a new 194,000 sq. ft building on the ESPN campus in Bristol, Connecticut on May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

"The majority of the jobs eliminated are in studio production, digital content and technology, and they generally reflect decisions to do less in certain instances and re-direct resources," Skipper said. (es.pn/2Agl8fm)

Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza

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