New York, NY – July 27, 2015 – 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today announced that Kristopher Jones has been elevated to Vice President, Government Relations, reporting to Mike Regan, the Company’s Executive Vice President of Government Relations.
Mr. Jones continues to focus his advocacy efforts on issues impacting the Company's television businesses, including retransmission consent, satellite television laws, and spectrum-related legislation. He recently added to his responsibilities the role of Treasurer of the Company's political action committee, FOXPAC, and assumed responsibility for the company's international trade policy portfolio.
Mr. Regan commented, “Kris has consistently impressed me and our colleagues with his deep grasp of complex matters, strategic thinking and effectiveness as an advocate on a range of key issues for our businesses. I am pleased to recognize his contributions as well as his growing portfolio with this well-deserved promotion.”
Mr. Jones served as Director, Government Relations since joining the Company in 2011. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Communications at the National Association of Broadcasters. He is a graduate of Washington State University.
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21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching more than 1.8 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, 21st Century Fox is home to a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks and properties, including FOX, FX, FXX, FXM, FS1, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FOX Sports, Fox Sports Network, National Geographic Channels, STAR India, 28 local television stations in the U.S. and more than 300 channels that comprise Fox International Channels; film studio Twentieth Century Fox Film; and television production studios Twentieth Century Fox Television and a 50% ownership interest in Endemol Shine Group. The Company also holds a 39.1% ownership interest in Sky, Europe’s leading entertainment company, which serves 21 million customers across five countries. For more information about 21st Century Fox, please visit www.21CF.com.