Years in Cable: 25
Education: St. Joseph’s College
Best Advice: NO ONE should out work you.
Freer spent the year inking long-term distribution deals with some of the biggest U.S. sports leagues, including the NFL, MLB, NASCAR and the USGA. He also oversaw the acquisition of broadcast rights for the World Cup and UFC, all while laying the groundwork for the launch of Fox Sports 1, which debuted in August. That hard work paid off big-time as he ascended to his new spot atop the Fox Networks Group, comprising his beloved sports divisions, Fox Broadcasting, FX Networks, Fox International Channels and National Geographic Channels. His new post is a perfect fit for Freer, who above all is known to make business decisions through the lens of the big picture, always calculating how decisions today will affect Fox’s business today and tomorrow.
I watch the majority of programming on this device: Large screen TV
The biggest innovation in cable over the last year: Incredible FX programming
TV show I’d most like to have a cameo in? “24” and “Archer”
John, Paul, George or Ringo? Bruce
Beach or mountains? Both
The last time I had a good laugh: Last night