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FNC Names Amy Listerman as CFO

Fox News Channel has named Amy Listerman as chief financial offier and executive vice president of finance and accounting, effective May 1.

Listerman replaces Mark Krantz, who retired in August and is reportedly cooperating, in exchange for immunity, with investigators looking into whether payments the network made in sexual harassment cases against it were accounted for properly.

FNC is also under fire because of harassment complaints against Bill O’Reilly, who hosts the network’s highest-rated primetime hour. Advertisers have been pulling their ads from the show, raising question about the future of that program.

Related > Report: Fox Settled O’Reilly Sexual Harassment Claim Last Summer

Before joining Fox News, Listerman had been with Scripps Networks Interactive, where she had been senior vice president and CFO of advertising sales and head of advertising sales data strategy.

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Jon has been business editor of Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He focuses on revenue-generating activities, including advertising and distribution, as well as executive intrigue and merger and acquisition activity. Just about any story is fair game, if a dollar sign can make its way into the article. Before B+C, Jon covered the industry for TVWeek, Cable World, Electronic Media, Advertising Age and The New York Post. A native New Yorker, Jon is hiding in plain sight in the suburbs of Chicago.