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Lisa Fenn

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ESPN Inc

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Bristol, Connecticut 06010

United States

Company Description

ESPN, Inc. is the world's leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring a portfolio of over 50 multimedia sports assets. The company is comprised of six domestic television networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, ESPNEWS, ESPN Depo ... more

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Cornell University

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communications

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Neighborhood Reporting - Dallas Uptown BubbleLife - Dallas Uptown & Arts District, Texas

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ESPN's Lisa Fenn to Share Inspiring Story of Unlikely Family at Educational First Steps Luncheon

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Educational First Steps will host its annual One Childhood One Chance Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 9 with featured speaker Lisa Fenn , ESPN producer and author of... Read the Full Post... Recognize Comment


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Lisa, the ESPN producer, helped me fill out all of the paperwork and set me up with a place to live.

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Tags: art as therapy, Carry On book, community engagement, Dartanyon Crockett, espn story, goals, leadership, leadership culture, leadership lessons, Leroy Sutton, Lisa Fenn, overcoming challenges, paralympics, student empowerment, student motivation, student potential, The Leader in Me, video games as a way to connect to students


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Here's a book you've got to read: Carry On by Lisa Fenn.

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Eventually Fenn became their mentor, their family, and their Guardian Angel as Dartanyon wrote on his emergency contact form describing her "Relationship to Student."
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For Leroy and Dartanyon, Lisa Fenn became that one caring adult.
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It takes a leap of faith and stretching outside our comfort zones, it takes heart, but Lisa Fenn convinces us that the effort and trials matter.
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About Lisa Fenn
A three-time winner of the Edward R. Murrow Award and a six-time Emmy Awardówinning feature producer with ESPN for thirteen years, LISA FENN interviewed every big name in sports. Today she is a sought-after public presenter, speaking on leadership, poverty, and transracial adoption, in addition to her Christian faith and its relevance in both her media career and her daily life. Lisa received her BA in communications from Cornell University. Her work has been featured on ESPN,Good Morning America, and World News Tonight. She continues to produce sports stories and write about the redemptive power of love. Lisa resides in Boston with her husband and two young children.
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2 Comments / Tags: adoption through foster care, benefits of mentoring, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Carry On by Lisa Fenn, ESPN reporter and wrestlers, Every kid is one caring adult away from success, inspiring books, Josh Shipp, Leroy and Dartanyon, Lisa Fenn, memoir, mentoring matters, One Caring Adult, TLC book tours / Posted in Books, Giving and Service, Parenting, Reviews and Sponsored Posts, School Aged Kids, Tween/Teen
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2 Comments / Tags: adoption through foster care, benefits of mentoring, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Carry On by Lisa Fenn, ESPN reporter and wrestlers, Every kid is one caring adult away from success, inspiring books, Josh Shipp, Leroy and Dartanyon, Lisa Fenn, memoir, mentoring matters, One Caring Adult, TLC book tours / Posted in Books, Giving and Service, Parenting, Reviews and Sponsored Posts, School Aged Kids, Tween/Teen


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Lisa Fenn Bio
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An Edward R. Murrow and six-time Emmy Award-winning feature producer with ESPN for 13 years, Lisa Fenn reported on major league sports interviewing every big name in the game before meeting two inspiring young boys in 2009 that changed her life - and theirs - forever.
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A native raised on the "other side" of Cleveland, Lisa submerged herself in a world of struggle and poverty that she had been protected from her whole life. Over the course of five months, she became an integral part of the boys' lives - tagging along to their classes, practices and team bus rides. Leroy and Dartanyon graciously accepted Lisa, and Lisa's role in their lives grew from reporter to mother.
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Up next, Lisa will release her memoir about the experience, titled Carry On.
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A sought-after presenter, Fenn speaks with warmth and candor about her experiences with Leroy, Dartanyon, poverty and transracial adoption in addition to her Christian faith and its relevancy in both her media career and daily life.
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Lisa has since moved from Cleveland and now resides in Boston with her husband and two young children.
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While there is nothing about Leroy, Dartanyon and Lisa that landed itself to an obvious bond, they forged community within each other.
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Lisa describes their ongoing journey together with Dartanyon, now a Paralympic bronze medalist, and Leroy, a college graduate.


Carry On by Lisa Fenn

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Carry On by Lisa Fenn

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After seeing a newspaper image of two young wrestlers from one of Cleveland's tougher public high schools, Lisa followed a hunch and flew back to her hometown to meet the boys that very day. What she found caused her spirit both to sink and to soar.
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The three formed a surprising and meaningful connection-and once the television story ended, Lisa realized she couldn't just walk away.
Though Leroy's and Dartanyon's futures were limited by abject poverty, Lisa resolved to give them the chance she knew they deserved. She worked tirelessly to see them through school and athletic pursuits, broken hearts, phantom limbs, and the bewildering obstacles that, at every turn, tested their individual strengths even while strengthening the bonds between them.
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A three-time winner of the Edward R. Murrow Award and a six-time Emmy Award-winning feature producer with ESPN for thirteen years, LISA FENN interviewed every big name in sports. Today she is a sought-after public presenter, speaking on leadership, poverty, and transracial adoption, in addition to her Christian faith and its relevance in both her media career and her daily life. Lisa received her BS in communications from Cornell University. Her work has been featured on ESPN, Good Morning America, and World News Tonight. She continues to produce sports stories and write about the redemptive power of love. Lisa resides in Boston with her husband and two young children.

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