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Wert Joins NAB TV Board

The Fox Affiliate Board has decided to switch out its representative on the National Association of Broadcasters TV board of directors.

Tribune president Larry Wert will become the Fox affiliate board member, replacing Brian Brady, president and CEO of Northwest Broadcasting.

The appointment was made by NAB TV Board chairman Dave Lougee of Gannett.

Wert was president and general manager of NBC-owned WMAQ Chicago before joining Tribune in 2013.

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.