Viacom Names Tax Man

Jay Kushner, executive VP and CFO of ad agency giant Young & Rubicam, is joining Viacom as VP and general tax counsel.

Kusher will have the big job of overseeing the far-flung and many-divisioned company's worldwide tax affairs--11,000 employees; 100 countries; $2 billion in net revenues.

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.