Fox News Media Names Jason Klarman EVP of Marketing

Cable industry veteran Jason Klarman has been named executive vice president of marketing for Fox News Media, the company said Monday.

In his new position, Klarman will oversee brand strategy for Fox News Media, which includes Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Digital, streaming service Fox Nation, Fox News Radio, Fox News Headlines 24/7 and Fox News podcasts, said the company.

Most recently, Mr. Klarman served as president of media consulting company Hashtag Media Ideas. Prior to that, he was the Chief Marketing Officer for Fullscreen Media.

Klarman, who was part of the team that launched Fox News in 1996, has served as a consultant to Fox News Media since 2018 and helped launch the network’s direct to consumer service Fox Nation.

“After welcoming Jason back into the Fox News fold last year to launch Fox Nation, he made an immediate and substantial impact across all of our businesses with his strategic approach to branding and wowed us with his creativity in the process,” said Suzanne Scott, Fox News Media CEO in a statement. “We’re thrilled to be collaborating with him once again.”

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.