Sportsnet promotes Bart Yabsley to network president, succeeding Scott Moore

Yabsley, who joined Rogers Media in 2014, most recently served as senior vice-president of sports and entertainment partnerships and content distribution.

Former Sportsnet President Scott Moore announced last October that he would be stepping down after eight years at Rogers Communications.  (HO / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

“The sports business continues to evolve at a rapid pace and I’m excited about Sportsnet’s future,” Yabsley said in a release. “When I look at the programming and relationships we have firmly established, along with our creative product road map, production and editorial excellence, and the talent of the team, the opportunities for growth and innovation are endless.

“I am honoured to carry on the tradition.”

Moore announced last October that he would be stepping down after eight years at Rogers Communications. He played a key role in securing Sportsnet’s long-term contract with the NHL in 2013.

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Published on March 6, 2019 at 10:47 am by mikedup

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