Digital & Media | Aug 18, 2016
Eric Shanks, FOX Sports

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Eric Shanks is President, COO and Executive Producer of FOX Sports. Shanks oversees all entities within FOX Sports, including FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, the FOX Sports Regional Networks, FOX Deportes and all digital ventures. Shanks and FOX Networks Group President & COO Randy Freer were the driving force behind the historic and successful launch of America’s new sports networks, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2, on Aug. 17, 2013.

Shanks also serves as Executive Producer of all FOX Sports productions and is responsible for the look, sound, editorial content and superior quality of FOX Sports’ studio and game broadcasts. Named to the position in June 2010 at age 38, he is believed to be the youngest president of a broadcast network sports division ever.

In this interview with Leaders, Eric discusses why US Soccer is growing and its importance to broadcasters.

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