The former president/CEO of DirecTV has taken a new position as president and CEO of Freedom Communications, reports B&C.
Mitchell Stern will begin his new job July 1.
James Dunning Jr., Chairman of the Board of Freedom, said, "We are very pleased that Mitch has agreed to lead Freedom Communications as its chief executive officer. With his 30 years of experience in the media industry, he brings a wealth of experience and forward-thinking to the job. His talents as both a strategic thinker and a hands-on executive are a perfect fit for Freedom, and make him the right person to lead our talented associates and diverse properties in tackling the challenges of the new media environment."