Jen Franklin



Jen Franklin is the SVP Marketing for NME/Dignitas, responsible for day-to-day operations and strategic growth of the company’s social media, production, influencer and creative channels. Prior to joining Dignitas, Franklin held executive leadership positions at Yahoo Sports and NBC Sports Regional Networks. While at NBC Sports, she launched TV Everywhere, allowing fans to stream live games and related coverage of local NBA, NHL and MLB broadcasts. Franklin has served on the boards of Women in Sports and Entertainment (WISE), Women in Cable and Telecommunication (WICT), and the Urban League of Southern Connecticut (ULSC). She was listed as a a “Woman of Power” by the ULSC in 2014, and a “Top Woman in Digital” by Cynopsis in 2015. Franklin also co-founded the first-ever Women’s Networks for Yahoo Sports and NBC Sports, focusing on fostering professional development, mentorship and networking. A native of Walnut Creek, Calif., Franklin received her bachelor of art degree in broadcast management from Arizona State University. She and her husband currently reside in Los Angeles, CA.