Company Overview of FOX News Network, LLC
FOX News Network, LLC operates a cable news network in the United States. The company operates FOX News Channel, a 24-hour television news channel that broadcasts breaking news, as well as political and business news; and FOX Business Network, a financial news channel that delivers real-time information across various platforms that impact Main Street and Wall Street. It also operates FOX News Radio, a 24/7 news service that features an hourly five-minute newscast along with one-minute newscasts, business updates, and breaking-news coverage. In addition, the company operates Foxnews.com, a Website that provides readers with breaking news, as well as political and entertainment news; and offe...
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Founded in 1996
Key Executives for FOX News Network, LLC
Executive Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer
Managing Editor and Director of Fox Business Channel Website
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.
FOX News Network, LLC Key Developments
Comcast Corp. Reaches Carriage Deal with Fox News
Jan 1 17
Comcast Corp. reached an agreement to continue carriage of Fox News Channel, averting a blackout that would have left millions of viewers without access to the popular network. As part of the deal, Comcast and Fox News-parent 21st Century Fox have also come to terms on a new distribution agreement for Fox's YES regional sports network, which is home to the New York Yankees. Comcast stopped carrying YES in late 2015 because of a contract dispute. The current Fox News deal was set to expire at midnight December 31. Terms of the roughly four-year pact weren't disclosed, but Comcast's monthly carriage fee for Fox News will exceed $1.50 per subscriber initially, with annual increases.
Fox News Channel Appoints Tom Lowell as Vice President and Managing Editor of News, Effective January 1, 2017
Dec 15 16
FOX News Channel appointed Tom Lowell as vice president and managing editor of news, announced Jay Wallace, executive vice president of news and
editorial for the network, to whom he will report. In this new position, Lowell will manage all national and international correspondents and enterprise investigative reporting across FNC’s television and digital platforms. He will begin his new role on January 1, 2017. Since joining the network in 2003, Lowell has launched three top-rated programs and held a variety of production roles. He began as a producer for FOX News Live and was later promoted to senior producer in 2005. In 2007, Lowell launched America’s Newsroom with co-anchors Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly, where he became the executive producer in 2009. One year later, he launched America Live with Megyn Kellyand executive produced the program for three years until launching The Kelly File in primetime in October 2013.
FOX News Appoints Kevin Lord as Executive Vice President of Human Resources
Dec 14 16
FOX News has appointed Kevin Lord the Executive Vice President of Human Resources. Lord will oversee the entire Human Resources (HR) division for FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN) and each of the corresponding digital operations. He will begin his new role on January 16, 2017. Prior to being named to this position, Lord was the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at TEGNA Inc. and a member of the company’s leadership team since 2012.
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