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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