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SBC Hires Fox Cable Executive to Assist Programming Efforts

Oct 10, 2005  •  Post A Comment

SBC Communications, the nation’s No. 2 telephone company and soon to be a provider of video services, announced Monday that it has hired former Fox Cable Networks executive Rob Thun to help with SBC’s programming efforts.

Based in Los Angeles, Mr. Thun will serve as senior VP of programming, reporting to Dan York, SBC’s executive VP of programming. He will be responsible for building relationships with large multichannel and independent network groups.

Mr. Thun was VP of national accounts, sales strategy and development at Fox Cable Networks, and was responsible for distribution negotiations with large accounts and overseeing distribution strategies across Fox’s cable networks.