Weather Channel Names David Clark President

Former Madison Square Garden and Fuse executive David Clark has been named president of The Weather Channel, overseeing programming, strategy and operations for the television network.

Clark will have responsibility for all live and long-form programming. He joins the channel as it has been working overtime covering the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

"David brings a unique and broad range of experience across all areas of media and television to this role, one that requires a leader who understands the brand promise of The Weather Channel network while understanding how it must super serve our core audience of weather enthusiasts," said David Kenny, CEO and chairman of The Weather Cos.

At MSG, Clark was executive vice president of sales and partnership development and previously was executive vice president and general manager of national music network Fuse.