Emily Watts

Emily is the Director of Brand Partnerships with Turner Ignite Sports in New York. Overseeing the development of custom and integrated marketing solutions, Emily works in tandem with sales account teams across the Nation, league partners, and media agencies and clients to create meaningful experiences for fans and successful partnership opportunities for brands.

With over seven years of experience at Turner Sports, Emily has held a number of positions within the company. Getting her start by networking with media professionals in Chicago, Emily joined Turner Sports as a Sales Assistant in 2011 and was promoted to Sales Planner then Manager of the Integrated Marketing team in 2015 before moving to New York for the Director, Brand Partnerships role she holds today

Emily is originally from Iowa City, Iowa and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Louis University in Missouri where she studied Psychology and received a Certificate in Business Administration. Emily was born a Hawkeye fan and quickly adopted a love for the Cubs and Blackhawks after living in Chicago when both teams won Championship titles. Emily currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and loves the outdoors, sporting events, live music and Mexican food (the spicier the better).