Fox on the run: After a damaging lawsuit-and-lies year, Rupert Murdoch steps down

Months after settling a landmark defamation lawsuit against Dominion Voting Systems for $787 million in the wake of lies told about its election technology, the controversial Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as chairman of both Fox Corp. and News Corp., effective in November. Perhaps more than any person living or dead, Murdoch reshaped […]

Fox Corporation appoints Espinosa president of distribution

The following was published by Media Moves: David Espinosa has been named President of Distribution for Fox Corporation. He replaces Mike Biard, who left the company. Espinosa was most recently Executive Vice President, Distribution Strategy and Business Affairs. In his new role, Espinosa will oversee the company’s multi-platform content distribution for all its brands, including […]

Nexstar Media Group names Biard president and COO

The following excerpt was sent out from Editor & Publisher: Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), today announced the appointment of media executive Michael Biard as president and chief operating officer.  Biard will report to Nexstar’s chairman and chief executive officer, Perry Sook, and assume his new duties on Aug. 21.  In conjunction with his […]

Fox Corporation seeks Fox news multimedia reporters

The FOX News Multimedia Reporters is like no other program in the industry. Qualified candidates are positioned across the country to shoot, produce, edit, and report content for FOX News Media platforms. After two years of ongoing technical training, skill development, and mentorship, our reporters are positioned to become stronger journalists in the field. The […]

San Fran TV station hires Justice as AM reporter

KRON-TV Ch. 4, a MyNetworkTV affiliate in San Francisco, has tapped Tiffany Justice to serve as an AM reporter. Recently, she was an evening news reporter at Fox Corporation. Previously, Justice worked as a news reporter at CBS station KUTV-TV Ch. 2 in Salt Lake City and an anchor at Oklahoma City’s ABC station, KOCO-TV […]

Yahoo Finance hires six to bolster reporting

Yahoo Finance has added six new staff members to help it continue to deliver content across all platforms. The new hires are: Taylor Clothier has joined as a booking producer based in New York. She comes from Scoop News Group, where she was a senior producer, speaker engagement. She was also an editorial producer at […]

Fox Corp appoints Chung as chief growth officer

Fox Corporation has named Steve Chung its first chief growth officer. As per the company, Chung will “focus on identifying and developing new digital business opportunities across existing and emerging growth categories.” In his new role, Chung will report to Fox CTO and president of digital Paul Cheesbrough. Chung was previously chief digital officer at […]

James Murdoch resigns from News Corp. board

James Murdoch, once considered a potential successor to Rupert Murdoch, has resigned from the board of the newspaper publisher News Corp., reports The New York Times. He says: “My resignation is due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company’s news outlets and certain other strategic decisions.” Previously, Murdoch had already left Fox […]

Fox Corp suspends salaries of top executives

Fox Corporation has announced suspended salaries for its top executives, including that of chairman Rupert Murdoch, reports Bloomberg. The move comes as the company copes with the virus. Apart from Murdoch, his son Lachlan Murdoch who is also the CEO and three other executives will not be given salaries through the month of September. Suzanne […]

Fox to acquire AVOD platform Tubi

Fox Corporation is planning on acquiring AVOD platform Tubi for approximately $440 million. According to the terms of the deal, Fox plans to continue to run Tubi as an independent service and Farhad Massoudi will continue to head the platform. Currently, Tubi is available on more than 25 digital platforms in the U.S. and features […]