Bernard T. Gugar Appointed as EVP & General Counsel of FOX News Media

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Fox News Media has named Bernard T. Gugar as EVP of Corporate Development & General Counsel. He will be reporting to Suzanne Scott, CEO of FOX News Media.

Gugar joins Fox News from Google, where he most recently worked as U.S. Head of Industries for Google Cloud’s Deal Pursuit Organization. Prior to joining Google, he taught entrepreneurship and innovation at The University of Chicago’s business school. From 2007 to 2015, Gugar was the SVP and General Counsel of Harpo, a privately held media company owned by Oprah Winfrey.

“We are pleased to welcome Bernard to the FOX News Media team. His extensive expertise and highly accomplished background will add immeasurable value to our thriving multiplatform brand,” Scott said in a press release.

Fox News is the most-watched cable news network in the United States, roughly reaching around 200 million viewers each month.

“I am excited to join one of the most influential news operations in the world and look forward to utilizing my experience spanning media, law and technology to help FOX News Media grow, evolve and develop a diversified digital footprint,” Gugar said.

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