NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOX News Channel (FNC) has appointed Michael Tammero to Senior Vice President of Event Marketing and host of on-air entertainment programming. Tammero, who previously led day-to-day marketing for the network, signed a multi-year deal and will begin his new role immediately.
In this capacity, Tammero will cover entertainment and pop culture across all platforms, including FNC, FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX Nation, FOX News Digital, the affiliate news service Fox News Edge, as well as FOX News Radio, reporting to Chief Operating Officer of FOX Television Stations and FNC Senior Vice President of News Operations, Sharri Berg. Additionally, Tammero will maintain his duties leading the network’s event marketing, reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer of FNC and FBN, Suzanne Scott.
In transitioning to his new role, Tammero stated, “To come out of business school and run marketing working alongside the best team in media has been a dream come true. I move on with both FNC and FBN at number one and look forward to tackling this exciting new on-air opportunity Suzanne Scott has offered me."
Tammero joined the network as an intern in 1997 and rose through the ranks of the marketing department throughout his 22 year tenure most recently as its Senior Vice President. In his on-air role, he recently co-hosted the FOX Nation Watch party and Facebook live stream during FNC’s New Year’s Eve special. In addition, Tammero helmed FNC’s coverage of the Academy Awards, Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards for the last seven years. Notably, Tammero has also hosted a signature entertainment segment In the FOXLight, where he was joined by celebrity newsmakers including Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Hugh Jackman, the late Joan Rivers and more.
A graduate of Fairfield University, Tammero went on to receive his MBA in Marketing from Hofstra University. He started his career in the marketing field and transitioned to television working as production assistant and director of audience services for the Rush Limbaugh Television Show.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for 17 consecutive years. According to a Suffolk University/USA Today survey, Fox News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country and a 2017 Gallup/Knight Foundation survey found that among Americans who could name an objective news source, Fox News is the top-cited outlet. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.