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Friday, August 2 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Esports and the Asian American Fan Base (Presented by AAJA Sports Task Force)

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By 2022, Asian Americans will be the most influential minority esports fan base in the United States. Already, major sports leagues and owners are buying into the notion, creating new jobs and new sports for journalists to cover. This panel will discuss the rise of esports as a global entity especially within the Asian-American sports fan base.

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James Koh

Broadcaster, DIRECTV
A four-time Emmy winner, Koh is currently a NFL analyst and host for DIRECTV, a play-by-play voice for EA Sports and a writer for both Yahoo! Sports and the New York Daily News. He previously held various broadcasting positions at NFL Network and at local news affiliates in Los Angeles... Read More →
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Alex Magdaleno

Senior Gaming Programmer, Bleacher Report
Alex Magdaleno is a senior content programmer at Bleacher Report where he is focused on growing the company's gaming and esports vertical, B/R Gaming._x000D_ _x000D_ A lifelong gaming fan, he's been working in and around the gaming and esports industry for the last 5 years at major... Read More →
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Elaine Teng

General Editor, ESPN The Magazine
Elaine Teng is a writer and editor at ESPN The Magazine covering soccer, tennis, the Olympics, esports and action sports. Last year she covered the Pyeongchang Olympics and wrote a cover story on Fortnite streamer Ninja. A California native, she was previously managing editor of The... Read More →
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Min-Sik Ko

VP, Esports, Endeavor
Min-Sik Ko is Vice President of Esports at Endeavor. He joined Endeavor four years ago after selling his agency Global Esports Management to the company (formerly WME | IMG). He then came to the U.S. to run the joint venture with IMG and Turner Sports, as the Commissioner of ELEAGUE... Read More →

Friday August 2, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
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