A reputed news channel in the field of Sports ESPN has recently laid off its prominent NFL reporter Ed Werder on April 26, 2017. President of the network, John Skipper announced that 100 more employees will lose their job and will be larger than it was expected to be.
Ed Werder is widely known for covering football particularly the Cowboys and is also among the top NFL reporter. He is the first to lose the job and his departure proves that nobody is safe as the company has decided to lay off 100 more.
Ed Werder revealed that he had no any immediate plans to retire and had not expected that he would lose the job. Talking about his plans he said that he won;t be leaving the sports world.
Talking about the decision, Skipper said:
These decisions impact talented people who did great work for our company. I would like to thank all of them for their struggles and their many contributions to ESPN.
Some of the other ESPN employees who have suffered the layoff include NHL columnist Scott Burnside, ESPNU anchor Brendan Fitzgerald. Hockey Insider, Pierre LeBrun, and Hockey writer Joe McDonald are also known to have been let go.