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Lifetime Names Business Executive

Jeffrey Schneider, senior vice president of business and legal affairs for Fox Television Studios, is joining Lifetime Networks.

Schneider will be senior VP, business affairs and deputy general counsel, based in Los Angeles.

He will negotiate the increasingly complicated business deals for programming targeted to multiple platforms.

Schneider's resume includes posts with MTV Networks and Paramount Network Television.

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.