Nesvig, ESPN/ABC Sports Account Executive, Dies at 30

Feb 15, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Timothy Willem Nesvig, an account executive for ESPN/ABC sports customer marketing and sales, died Feb. 8 after an 18-month battle with lymphoma. He was 30.

Previously, Mr. Nesvig, who lived in New York, worked as a media supervisor at Carat and as a media buyer at DDB/Needham. A graduate of Bucknell University, Mr. Nesvig was an All-American water polo player and captain of his college team.

Mr. Nesvig is survived by his parents and two sisters. His father is Jon Nesvig, Fox Broadcasting Co.’s president of sales. A memorial service will be held Monday, Feb. 28, at the New York Society for Ethical Culture in New York. Donations can be made to the Tim Nesvig Fellowship for Lymphoma Research, City of Hope Cancer Center, c/o Kathleen Kane, 1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1200, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Contributions are tax-deductible.