Former Madison Square Garden and Fuse executive David Clark
has been named president of The Weather Channel, overseeing programming,
strategy and operations for the television network.
Clark will have responsibility for all live and long-form
programming. He joins the channel as it has been working overtime covering
the effects of Hurricane Sandy.
"David brings a unique and broad range of experience
across all areas of media and television to this role, one that requires a
leader who understands the brand promise of The Weather Channel network while
understanding how it must super serve our core audience of weather
enthusiasts," said David Kenny, CEO and chairman of The Weather Company.
At MSG, Clark was executive VP of sales and partnership
development and previously was executive VP and GM of music network Fuse.