Post-Ailes, Fox News names new HR leader

|By:, SA News Editor

Fox News (FOX +2.8%, FOXA +3.2%) has named a new head of human resources following the sexual-harassment allegations that led to the ouster of CEO Roger Ailes this summer.

Kevin Lord is the company's new executive VP of human resources (a new post), reporting to co-Presidents Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine. He steps into a challenge amid lingering questions about Fox News culture and whether the company went far enough to prevent misconduct during Ailes' tenure.

Lord has held senior HR positions at Tegna as well as at NBCUniversal and General Electric.

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