Fox Networks Group Restructures Business and Legal Affairs Departments

Claudia Teran has been upped to executive vp of business and legal affairs and deputy general counsel for the News Corp. division.


NEW YORK - Fox Networks Group’s (FNG) executive vp and general counsel Rita Tuzon announced a restructuring at the News Corp. division designed to bring most of the company’s business and legal affairs group under one umbrella, the company said Monday.

Claudia Teran has been upped to executive vp of business and legal affairs and deputy general counsel for the Fox Networks Group, the number two legal executive for the division responsible for all legal and business matters pertaining to FNG's cable and broadcast network distribution, digital new media strategy, and corporate/business development.

Previously, she served as senior vp of business and legal affairs and associate general counsel for Fox Cable Networks (FCN). Teran will continue her work with the international division of Fox Sports Media Group (including Fox Soccer, Fox Deportes in the U.S., Fox Sports in Latin America, and the worldwide Fox Sports syndication sales business), Fox Hispanic Media, as well as Fuel TV both domestically and internationally.

Adam Reiss, who had served as vp of business and legal affairs has been promoted to senior vp of corporate transactions and distribution for Fox Networks Group.

Anna Tran Reyna has been upped from vp of business and legal affairs for Fox Cable Networks, to FCN’s senior vp of business and legal affairs for digital media which includes digital content deals, FNG's Hulu and other digital distribution relationships, and other Fox ventures in the digital arena.

“Fox Networks Group is the most successful programming entity in television, and our success is due in no small part to the strategic focus of our business-minded legal team,” said Tuzon in a statement. “This reorganization streamlines our distribution and content efforts across platforms, which will not only improve efficiency but increase revenue opportunities for our networks.”

Additionally, Leanna Einbinder has been promoted to senior vp of business and legal affairs for FCN.

 

 

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