FOX Sports has named former ESPN and Embassy Row producer and executive Gabe Goodwin to the newly created position of Vice President, Cross-Platform Content, it was announced today by Charlie Dixon, Executive Vice President of Content for FS1 and FS2. In this role, Goodwin is responsible for content development and production across all screens connected to the FS1 brand.
“I am very pleased to welcome Gabe to FOX Sports,” said Dixon. “Having worked with him at ESPN for a number of years, I’m already familiar with the exciting ideas he brings to everything he works on, and there is no one better to take on this role as we continue to highlight creative and compelling digital and social content.”
Goodwin most recently served as an executive producer at Embassy Row, where he was the show runner on Season 2 of FS1’s Emmy-Award winning original program GARBAGE TIME WITH KATIE NOLAN. GARBAGE TIME recently won the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Social TV Experience and was named Best New Sports Show at the 2016 Cynopsis Sports Media Awards.
After graduating from George Washington University, Goodwin joined ESPN in 2004 as a production assistant for the daily morning program, “Cold Pizza.” In 2007, Goodwin moved to Bristol to re-launch “Cold Pizza” into what is now the highly popular show “First Take,” eventually working alongside current FOX Sports executives Jamie Horowitz and Dixon. In 2009, Goodwin helped develop and launch ESPN’s “SportsNation,” where he worked with current FOX Sports personality Colin Cowherd, and from 2013-14 he teamed with Cowherd again on the Sunday morning program “Colin’s New Football Show.” During his time at ESPN, Goodwin created and managed the network’s Social Production group, a team of more than 30 people responsible for leading social media initiatives for a variety of shows, including “SportsCenter.”