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Fox Ups Pair of Broadcast Standards Execs

Duo tasked with managing standards and practices for Fox's slate of shows including 'The Following'

Fox has promoted Barbara De Santis to senior vice prez of broadcast standards for Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and MundoFox, and Trae Williams to senior veep of broadcast standards and practices for FOX. In their promoted posts, the exec duo will continue to report to Elizabeth Casey, exec v.p. of standards and practices for Fox Networks Group.

De Santis, who joined FOX in 2005 after a tenure at Warner Bros. TV Network, is tasked with overseeing the reviews of comedy programming, development projects, on-air marketing materials and product integrations, ensuring that they are in accordance with government regulations and FOX’s guidelines. She will also manage the standards review for all programming, commercials and promo materials on MundoFox.

Williams will oversee broadcast standards for FOX’s alternative, drama and event series programming, including “American Idol,” “The Following” and FOX’s Super Bowl halftime shows. Williams joined the net in 2006 after practicing law.

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