Rita Tuzon
Title: EVP/General Counsel, Fox Cable Networks
Number of Years in Cable: 16 or 9, depending on how you slice it.
Education: BA, Human Biology, Stanford University; JD, UC Berkeley’s Boalt School of Law
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Sweat the details—they matter.

Why Her? Tuzon and her team have helped Fox secure significant distribution deals, including retransmission consent fees and cable network renewals with Comcast. Pursuing digital initiatives and other content opportunities that leverage the sports platform are among Tuzon’s most important priorities. In addition, she oversees business and legal efforts for the biggest national sports network launch in cable history, FOX Sports 1, as well as FXX, the FX spinoff aimed at young adults. Despite Tuzon’s diverse and varied responsibilities, she actively mentors not only members of her own staff but also young people from economically challenged backgrounds.

Apple or Samsung? Begrudgingly, Apple

Beatles or The Rolling Stones? Joe Satriani

On a Saturday afternoon, you can find me… reffing or driving kids around to various sports.

My peers would be surprised to learn that I… used to design and decorate cakes in the middle of the night (my only free time).

Appetizer or dessert? Both—and nothing in between.

I watch the majority of programming on this device: The good old television set.

Netflix or Hulu? Hulu!

Celebrity, sports figure or politician I’d most want to have dinner with? Luc Robitaille

The day we get multiplatform measurement is the day I… rejoice.

Favorite business and/or motivational book? Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Favorite vacation spot? Deer Valley Utah ?

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