Years in Cable: 15
Education: BA, Biology-Psychology, Columbia University; JD, Loyola Law School
Best Advice: Work hard, play hard, sleep well.

Biard dares to take on the complexities that come with brokering distribution deals for present platforms and uncertain futures. Fox Sports 1 and FXX both got off the ground last year thanks to his bold negotiations. Recently promoted, he now runs the lion’s share of distribution for Fox Networks. It’s a massive undertaking but this guy’s up to the challenge.

John, Paul, George or Ringo? George – the understated glue…

Twitter or Instagram? Twitter – wasting time, 140 characters at a time…

My favorite newfound hobby: Backpacking (off the grid)

One thing I would do all the time if I could: Cycle–road or mountain

Justin Bieber or Miley? … Or a slow, painful death? Not even close.

Beach or mountains? Mountains–any time of year!

Desert island album? U2, Joshua Tree

The Daily


FCC Seeks Comment on NAB NextGen Petition

The FCC Media Bureau is seeking comment on NAB’s petition regarding the treatment of multicast streams under the NexGen TV local simulcasting rules.

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