Forget Zucker; Disney’s James Pitaro has the best shot to be the next ESPN president

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Deadline reported last week that CNN’s Jeff Zucker was in talks to be the next head of ESPN, a report later shot down.

In fact, James Pitaro, Disney’s chairman of the Consumer Products and Interactive Media group, has the best shot at the job, says commentator Eric Jackson.

Eric Jackson predicts that Jimmy Pitaro will be the next head of ESPN. See his commentary on CNBC.

Update: It happened.