Adjunct Lecturer

Nick Aconfora is a Manager with ESPN Next, the company's leadership development program. A Connecticut native, Nick began his career at ESPN in 2015 as a Production Assistant. During his time in production, he produced content with College Football and Basketball, SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, and E:60. In 2019, he was awarded a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports News/Feature Anthology for his work with E:60 and a Peabody for his work with Outside the Lines. Armed with a Communication degree from Eastern CT State University (2015) and a Master's in Strategic Communication from Central (2021), Nick's curiosity fuels his dedication to personal branding and nurturing authentic growth. Nick's personable approach and mentorship creates an inclusive classroom experience, reflecting his commitment to fostering meaningful relationships and empowering students to thrive.

Eastern Connecticut State University
Strategic Communication
Central Connecticut State University
Areas of Expertise
  • Sports Media
  • Content Creation
  • Personal Branding
  • Career Coaching
  • Leadership Development
Awards & Grants
  • 2019 Sports Emmy - Outstanding News Anthology (E:60)
  • 2019 Peabody Aware - Outside The Lines
Courses Taught
  • Sports Communication (Comm 458)
  • Hustle & Grow (Comm 286)