Raquel Braun is a seasoned sports media business executive with an extensive background in strategy & operations, media rights negotiations, production, and high-profile talent engagement, and has worked with the biggest sports leagues and events in the world. As a senior business development executive at EA Sports prior to joining WSN, she was instrumental in launching groundbreaking partnerships at the intersection of sports, entertainment, and gaming. In her role, she led business development efforts with respect to global media partnerships, content development & production, talent engagements, including celebrities, athletes, and broadcasters, and esports initiatives across EA Sports’ portfolio of brands.
Prior to joining EA Sports, Raquel was Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at FOX Sports where she worked on the acquisition of major sports rights for FOX’s national and international sports networks, managed high-profile talent negotiations, advised on production operations and strategy, and led a variety of production-related deals for FOX Sports’ premier properties, including the FIFA Women’s World Cups in 2019 and 2015, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl LIV, and the 2017 World Series. An alumna of Georgetown Law, Raquel also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Law Center, and as the Chair of the University of Florida’s Sports Management Industry Advisory Board.