Richard Licata, senior vice president of publicity and public relations of Fox Broadcasting Co., has been named chairman of the Television Publicity Executive Committee. NBC VP of entertainment press Patricia Shultz has been tapped as vice chair. Each has been elected to a two-year term.
Licata takes over for CBS Entertainment VP of media relations Chris Ender, who finished his term.
Schultz takes over for Columbia TriStar TV’s Justin Pierce.
Re-elected as TPEC secretary was Cynthia Lieberman of Lieberman Communications.