FOX Sports ups a Big name

FOX Sports is going Big for its new networks topper, naming BTN President Mark Silverman as President, National Networks. Silverman will assume his new role effective January 16 and will oversee all programming, production, marketing, and digital for FOX, FS1 and FS2 live events and studio shows in addition to retaining his current responsibilities at BTN.

“Mark is an excellent, creative executive who has been in the FOX Sports family for over 11 years with great success,” said FOX Sports President and Executive Producer Eric Shanks. “We couldn’t be more thrilled he has chosen to take this new role on our team.”

“Mark’s been a creative and trusted leader at BTN for more than a decade,” said Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference. “I have no doubt that FOX Sports’ national networks will all benefit as a result of Mark’s special combination of executive skills. We look forward to continue to work with him in this new role.”

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