Fox Sports’ Pete Vlastelica Leaving Company

Fox Sports executive vice president of digital Pete Vlastelica is departing the company, Fox Sports executives confirmed.

Vlastelica, who joined Fox Sports in 2000, oversees content, production strategy mobile and operations for the company’s digital assets including Fox Sports Go and Yardbarker. Vlastelica, who reports to Fox Sports president and COO Eric Shanks, will remain with Fox Sports until Sept. 23.

“We will miss Pete's leadership and the entrepreneurial spirit that he brought to FOX Sports,” said Shanks in a statement. “The contributions Pete made to our company will last for years to come, and we wish him the best.”

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.