NEW YORK: Fox Broadcasting has hired Sonya McNair as VP of
publicity, corporate communications, based in New York.
McNair will report to Joe Earley, LA-based SVP of publicity and
Fox Broadcasting has communications VPs on both coasts. The East Coast
position, however, comes with the additional responsibility of handling
entertainment publicity as well as corporate communications. On the West
Coast, entertainment publicity is a separate position, which Fox is
currently seeking to fill.
Before joining Fox, McNair served as VP of communications for Channel
One Media, the news network for teenagers, where she also handled
corporate communications for parent company Primedia's digital video
division. She has also served as the director of media relations for
ABC, where she acted as the spokeswoman for news shows including Good
Morning America and 20/20.
Launched in 1987, Fox Broadcasting is the television network arm of News