Pac-12 Chief Moves Toward The Digital Future

As a young producer for the legendary ABC anthology show Wide World of Sports, Pac-12 Networks President Lydia Murphy-Stephans learned all about the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Today the onetime Olympic speed skater plays in a far more complex TV sports environment. She became the only woman to run a major national sports channel when she was elevated to her post in 2013. But she shattered the glass ceiling at a time when viewer habits are undergoing a sea change thanks to online streaming.