October 28, 2016 12:42 PM ET


Company Overview of Fox Television Stations, Inc.

Company Overview

Fox Television Stations, Inc. owns and operates television broadcasting stations in designated market areas (DMA) of the United States. It comprises 28 stations in 17 markets. The company operates broadcasting stations in various DMAs, including New York, New York; Los Angeles, California; and Chicago, Illinois. It serves American television households and handles advertising sales for regional sports networks. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York. Fox Television Stations, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

1211 Avenue of the Americas

21st Floor

New York, NY 10036

United States

Founded in 1986

Key Executives for Fox Television Stations, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer of News & Operations
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications
Internet Sales Manager
Vice President of WTVT and General Manager of WTVT
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Fox Television Stations, Inc. Key Developments

Fox Television Stations Names Sharri Berg as Chief Operating Officer of News and Operations

Sharri Berg has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of News and Operations for the FOX Television Stations (FTS) group, announced FOX Television Stations CEO and FOX News Co-President, Jack Abernethy. Berg will oversee all initiatives and talent development for news programs on FTS. In addition, she will retain her current responsibilities at the Fox News Channel (FNC).

Fox Television Stations Announces Executive Changes

Fox Television Stations has named Kieran Clarke, a veteran broadcast executive, the new vice president and general manager of its two stations in Charlotte, WJZY (Channel 46) and WMYT (Channel 55). Clarke begins next month, succeeding Karen Adams, who left this summer for another corporate assignment. Before that, Clarke was general manager of the Fox affiliate and its sister station in Portland, Oregon.

Aereo Inc. Sues Broadcasters for Allegedly Interfering with Auction

Aereo Inc. filed a lawsuit against broadcast networks, accusing them of interfering with its bankruptcy auction. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York, reportedly alleges that Walt Disney Co.'s ABC, CBS Corp., 21st Century Fox Inc.'s Fox Television Stations Inc., Comcast Corp.'s NBC and other broadcasters have aggressively pursued litigation strategies that are objectively baseless and intended only to hurt Aereo.

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