WASHINGTON, DC – May 15, 2017 – 21st Century Fox today announced that Audrey Cooling has been named to the role of vice president. Ms. Cooling joins the company’s Global Public Affairs and Policy group based in Washington, DC, which is led by Executive Vice President Chip Smith. Reporting to Ms. Cooling is Charlie Greene, who has been named a manager of public affairs and policy.
In her new role, Ms. Cooling will be responsible for amplifying the company’s legislative and regulatory priorities to key stakeholders and strengthening 21st Century Fox’s reputation with those critical audiences.
“Audrey is an extraordinary addition to 21st Century Fox’s Public Affairs and Policy team,” said Smith. “With over a decade of experience in high-stakes communications, issues management, and stakeholder engagement, Audrey is ideally suited to support our advocacy on issues critical to the current and future health of our business.”
Ms. Cooling comes to 21st Century Fox from The Glover Park Group, where she served as a senior vice president in the firm’s strategic communications practice. At GPG, she helped corporations, start-ups, and nonprofit organizations influence public policy, navigate antitrust litigation and corporate mergers, respond to crises, and build coalitions, including launching the FairSearch coalition in 2010.
Ms. Cooling began her career as a deputy press secretary to Georgia’s lieutenant governor, and later as a reporting assistant in the DC bureau of The Wall Street Journal. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, and lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two daughters.
About 21st Century Fox
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 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 22 million customers across five countries. For more information about 21st Century Fox, please visit www.21CF.com.