Published May 8, 1998
Fox Sports Net Exec BOB THOMPSON was named Exec VP and head of Fox Sports Int'l. He will supervise Fox Sports' int'l activities. He succeeds RICHARD BATTISTA, who was named Exec VP for Fox Channels Group (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 5/8)....JULIE WILD was named Account Exec for the Detroit office of Fox Sports Net (FSN)....Int'l Speedway Corp. named DAVID TALLEY as its new Dir of Corporate Communications. Talley comes from CNN, where he served as Senior Manager of Public Relations (ISC)....WILFORD GODBOLD was elected to K2's Board of Directors. He is CEO of L.A.-based Zero Corp. (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 5/8)....Sports writer LIZ CLARKE has joined the Washington Post. She previously wrote for the Charlotte Observer, Dallas Morning News and USA Today (Chris Economaki, NATIONAL SPEED SPORT NEWS, 4/29).