Fox Networks has promoted Jessica Fang to Senior Vice President, Distribution, National Accounts and David Espinosa to Senior Vice President, Distribution, Strategic Analysis.
In her new role, Fang will expand her oversight of Fox Network's day-to-day relationships with national distributors, including negotiating distribution agreements covering all of FN's media platforms. She also negotiates compensation for retransmission consent for Fox's owned-and-operated broadcast stations.
Espinosa will provide strategic analysis and guidance across the full range of Fox Networks’ distribution activities involving its 44 owned-and-operated and joint venture TV networks. He will also take an expanded leadership role regarding the strategy, negotiation, implementation and administration of affiliation and retransmission consent agreements between Fox and all major cable, satellite and telco providers.
“Navigating the complex and rapidly changing distribution landscape requires equal parts business acumen, financial analysis, finesse and gut instincts,” said Michael Biard, President, Distribution, Fox Networks and to whom both report. “With Jessica and David at the helm of some of our most critical initiatives, it's clear our interests are in good hands. They are two of our brightest stars, and we are delighted to recognize their significant contributions with these well-deserved promotions.”
A 12-year veteran at Fox, Fang joined in 2002 as manager of National Accounts. She moved all the way up to vice president of National Accounts by 2008.
Espinosa began his career at Fox as Director of National Accounts in 2006,and was promoted to Vice President, Distribution, Strategic Analysis, in 2010.
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