Changes at NGS

From the Post:

    One week after unveiling her upcoming programming plans in New York, National Geographic Channel’s founding president Laureen Ong was on the phone with reporters to announce that she’s leaving the network to become chief operating officer of News Corp.’s Star, leading to a structural change in Nat Geo’s exec ranks.

    It will take two men to replace Ong, who, before launching Nat Geo a little more than six years ago, was the general manager of Fox-owned WTTG in Washington.

    National Geographic Channel is two-thirds owned by News Corp.’s Fox Cable Networks and one-third by Washington-based National Geographic Ventures.

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