NBC Sports Names Top Communicator

Adam Freifeld, veteran media consultant and former senior publicist at ABC Sports, joined NBC Sports as director of communications, effective immediately.

Freifeld is succeeding Alana Russo, who had been manager, communications. Russo moved over to co-owned MSNBC to become director of communications there.

Most recently, Freifeld had been running his own company, AMF Communications, with clients including NBC Sports Digital and HBO Sports.

Freifeld is also a veteran agent and consultant whose resume includes Athletes & Artists and Don Fitzpatrick & Associates.

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.