McGuirk takes over Turner's teams

Turner Broadcasting System Inc. vice chairman Terence McGuirk has been given
the additional title of CEO of the company's three major-league sports teams --
Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves, the National Basketball Association's
Atlanta Hawks and the National Hockey League's Atlanta Thrashers -- as well as
their home venues, Turner Field and Philips Arena.

McGuirk had overseen the teams as chairman of Turner, a post now held by
Jamie Kellner. Stan Kasten remains president of the teams, reporting to

John Eggerton

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.