New York, NY – February 11, 2015 – Joseph Dorrego has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for FOX Television Stations (FTS), announced Jack Abernethy, Chief Executive Officer, FTS. Reporting directly to Abernethy, Dorrego will oversee all financial functions for the station group.
In making the announcement, Abernethy stated, “Joe is a well rounded financial executive and a proven leader. We look forward to him joining our team.”
Added Dorrego, “I am excited to be part of the FOX Television Stations’ leadership team at such a dynamic time in the media industry. I look forward to working with Jack and the FTS team to best position the business for the future.”
Prior to being named CFO for FTS, Dorrego served as Vice President of Investor Relations for 21st Century Fox. While there, he assisted with the coordination and execution of the investor relations program and served as a liaison between senior corporate and operating unit executives and the investment community leading up to and following the Company’s separation of its publishing, digital and Australian media businesses in 2013. Prior to his role in Investor Relations, Dorrego served as Vice President of Finance, overseeing the Company’s financial planning and analysis functions. He began his tenure at 21st Century FOX (then News Corporation) in 2004 as the Director of SEC Reporting and Accounting Policy. Earlier in his career, Dorrego worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC in the business advisory services group, serving clients in the telecommunications and professional sports industries.
A graduate of Salisbury University, Dorrego holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He received an MBA degree from New York University.
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte