Roger Ailes Signs New Four-Year Contract with News Corporation
News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWSA) today announced that Roger Ailes has signed a new four-year contract to continue serving as Chairman & CEO of Fox News, and Chairman of Fox Television Stations. Mr. Ailes, who first joined News Corporation in 1996, will continue to oversee Fox News, Fox Television Stations (FTS), Fox Business Network (FBN), Twentieth Television and MyNetwork TV. He will also continue in his role as a senior advisor to Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch on television and news matters.
In October 1996, Mr. Ailes launched Fox News Channel, which today is one of the top cable networks in the industry.
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