The station operator promotes Guy Wheaton from vice president of information technology operations. He will report to CFO Betsy Swanson.
Guy Wheaton was named senior vice president and chief information officer for Fox Television Stations. Effective immediately and reporting directly to Betsy Swanson, FTS executive vice president-CFO, Wheaton will be responsible for managing the deployment and governance of technology and applications for the company.
Wheaton has held a variety of positions within News Corp., since joining the company in 1998. Most recently, he was vice president of information technology operations for FTS, a position he held since 2007. In this role, Wheaton was responsible for all planning, deployment and operations for Fox Television Stations’ computing and network infrastructure.
Prior to this, he was the vice president of technology for News Corp.’s Global CIO Office, vice president of telecommunications for news corp global sourcing and vice president of technology development for news digital media.
Earlier, Wheaten held positions with MediaOne as director of network technology and director of technical operations for Vicor Inc. He began his career as a computer operator at United Computing Systems.
A graduate of Northeastern University, Wheaton holds a Bachelor of Science in business and information technology.