Jeff Sagansky resigned Tuesday as vice chairman and member of Paxson
Communications Corp.’s board, the company said.
Sagansky had been CEO and president of Paxson, but he stepped down from that
post last December.
"Jeff is stepping down from the board to explore various opportunities in the
broadcast industry," said Lowell "Bud" Paxson, the company’s chairman and
Sagansky joined Paxson in 1998. Prior to taking that post, he had been
president of CBS Entertainment and co-president of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
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Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.