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Fox Names NY News Head

Scott Matthews has been named vice president of news for Fox's New York duopoly.

He comes to WNYW (Fox)/WWOR(UPN) from Fox-owned WTFX Philadelphia, where he has been VP of news since July 2001. Before that he ran news at Fox's WFTX Boston.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.