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RIP Kim Jessup (ESPN PR)

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, May 5, 2011.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Worked mostly with the NFL. Only 29.

    No details yet, but it's all over the Twitter-verse:

    http://twitter.com/#!/richarddeitsch
     
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I don't think it's the same Kim I initially thought it was. Still awful news.

    RIP
     
  3. JBHawkEye

    JBHawkEye Active Member

    Very sad. She helped me out on a couple of things when I was working on some NFL draft stuff a few years ago, and was very helpful.
     
  4. FreddiePatek

    FreddiePatek Active Member

    Wow, I just traded emails with her last week. Holy cow.
     
  5. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    Looks like she tweeted yesterday. Wow.
     
  6. JBHawkEye

    JBHawkEye Active Member

    I saw that, too. As I said, very sad news.
     
  7. CarltonBanks

    CarltonBanks New Member

    Speaking of Tweeting, this is off-topic but did you hear about the Ohio University offensive lineman that just died? It wasn't a tweet but a facebook post, the day before he died, that read: "Woke up with a smile because every day is a gift and you never know when it will be your last." Or something to that effect. I will go get the actual post, but really sad and spooky stuff.
     
  8. CarltonBanks

    CarltonBanks New Member

    Here is is:
    http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/blog/dr_saturday/post/Ohio-lineman-Marcellis-Williamson-dies-after-lea?urn=ncaaf-wp1027

    Williamson's last post on his Facebook page, on Tuesday afternoon: "I am blessed to have waken up this morning!! Enjoy today because tomorrow isn't guaranteed!!"

    Sorry...threadjack over
     
  9. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    Any idea what happened?
     
  10. gridiron

    gridiron Member

    This is really sad. She was very, very sweet. I used to hate to turn her down when she pitched stories because she was so nice (and persistent). If anyone can clarify how this happened, please tell. This is a shock. I just talked to her two weeks ago.
     
  11. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    One last threadjack, and this is along what Carlton posted. Canadian blogger pens his obit before dying, courtesy of NBC Today's website: http://digitallife.today.com/_news/2011/05/05/6590988-bloggers-obituary-was-his-last-post-?GT1=43001
     
  12. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Darn, that name rings a bell but I can't place her. Yet I'm not sure I dealt with her at ESPN. Anything more about her?

    Ugh, 29 years old.
     
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