Fox Sports Net May Be Launching New Outlet For Padres Games
Published September 1, 2011
Fox Sports Net appears to be preparing to launch a San Diego feed that would most likely carry Padres games. A posting on a News Corp. website had the RSN looking for a Senior VP & GM for Fox Sports San Diego. "We're always looking for opportunities to grow our brand and serve the local sports fan," said FSN VP/Communications Chris Bellitti. According to the job posting, FSN is seeking a San Diego-based exec "for our newest region, San Diego. This position is responsible for the overall P&L, team relations, advertising revenue, programming, production, marketing, on-air promotions and public relations."
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Bellitti declined comment when asked if FSN had picked up the rights to the Padres. Sources said FSN was in discussions about the rights, which had been with Channel 4 San Diego previously.