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ESPN laying off close to 150 employees

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The world wide leader in sports is cutting more jobs.

ESPN is laying off about 150 more employees. The cuts amount to about two-percent of the company's workforce.

ESPN President John Skipper says most of the affected jobs are in "studio production, digital content, and technology".

The employees are reportedly being given severance packages including a 2017 bonus and the continuation of health benefits along with outplacement services.

ESPN cut about 100 jobs last April. 

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