Marketplace named Neal Scarbrough as its new vice president and general manager. He succeeds Deborah Clark.
“Scarbrough will oversee a team of broadcast and digital journalists, editors and producers across radio and on demand in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, London and Shanghai,” the organization said in an announcement by Dave Kansas, president of American Public Media.
He cited Scarbrough’s background in media, broadcast journalism and audience and program development.
Scarbrough most recently was VP and executive editor at Fox Sports, where he also co-founded and co-chaired the Fox Sports Inclusion Council, focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at the organization.
Earlier he directed broadcast operations for the New England Sports Network and was senior executive producer at Al Jazeera America. He also was VP of digital media for Comcast’s Versus Sports Network, worked at the Denver Post and was editor-in-chief at ESPN.com.
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