Rita Tuzon
Title: EVP & General Counsel, Fox Networks Group
Years in Cable: 18 or 11, 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: (same as last year, because its good advice) Success in life isn’t acing the final exam, it’s doing the homework.

Following her team’s successful case against the TV streaming service Aereo (which has since shuttered), Tuzon is leading Fox’s legal challenges against the DISH Hopper ad-skipping feature. She focuses on both domestic and international legal affairs, and was involved with Fox Sports’ acquisitions in Latin America and Asia. Amid her casework, Tuzon makes time to mentor her staff members as well as young people striving to succeed despite economic disadvantages.

I watch most programming on this device: Big old TV on my wall.
Favorite Screen: TV for video, iPad for everything else.
The day we get multiplatform measurement is the day I… will jump for joy.
Apple iWatch or Rolex? Ugh, really?
If I could interrupt Kanye West just once, I would tell him… stop interrupting everybody else and stick to your music.
Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat? I’m way behind. I just graduated to texting.
My favorite newfound hobby… is an old hobby, newly rediscovered: golf.
If my office produced a viral video, the background music would be… theme from Jaws
Favorite vacation spot: Mauna Ke, Big Island, Hawaii; or Deer Valley, Utah
Favorite TV show as a kid: “Dark Shadows”

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