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Fox News Channel Names Tom Lowell Managing Editor

Fox News Channel has named Tom Lowell VP and managing editor of news.

He will report to Jay Wallace, executive VP of news and editorial for the cable news net.

Lowell, who has been executive producer of The Kelly File, takes over Jan. 1. No word on who will succeed Lowell at The Kelly File.

Lowell joined the network in 2003, starting as a producer on Fox News Live. He launched America Live with Megyn Kelly in 2010 and The Kelly File in 2013.

Before joining the network, he was an EP at CBS affiliate WFSB-TV Hartford, Conn., WCVB-TV Boston (ABC) and Fox affiliate WSVN-TV Miami.

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.