Newsmax TV Names Chief Content Officer

Elliot Jacobson has joined Newsmax TV as EVP of programming and chief content officer. 

Newsmax is the Boomer-targeted conservative 24/7 cable news channel. 

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Jacobson comes from the Boomer-targeted RLTV, where he had been EVP and chief content officer. 

“Elliot comes to Newsmax with a significant career in content strategy, programming operations and production,” said Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy. “We’re excited because Elliot has a tremendous background in content and will help us implement our 2020 plans and beyond.”

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.