Jim DAntoni, a former longtime ESPN exec, has joined Dish Network as director of Dish Media Sales, a unit that covers Dishs satellite TV service and Sling TV OTT offering.
In that role, DAntoni will head up national ad sales efforts for Dishs general market and advanced advertising initiatives, including those involving addressable and programmatic advertising, the company said.
DAntoni joins Dish following nearly two decades with ESPN, most recently as its senior director and multimedia manager. Before that, he was with Turner Broadcasting, Comedy Central, Bravo and AMC, and has exec-produced films for television for ABC (Desperate Journey), CBS (Visions of Murder), USA (Not in This Town) and Lifetime (High Stakes).
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