NEW YORK—Teri Everett, senior vice president of corporate affairs and communications at Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation media empire, has been elevated to chief spokesperson for the company. Everett has spent the past seven years serving as News Corporation’s senior communications executive in Los Angeles. In her new role, she will be based in the company’s New York headquarters.
The promotion follows the announcement that Andrew Butcher, News Corporation senior vice president of corporate affairs and communications, is returning to his native Australia at the end of the year, after nearly a decade as the company’s chief spokesperson.
At the same time, Julie Henderson is being promoted to senior vice president of corporate affairs and communications for News Corporation based in Los Angeles. She most recently served as senior vice president of communications for the company’s Fox Interactive Media unit, where she developed communications strategies for MySpace and other FIM properties Everett and Henderson will both report to Gary Ginsberg, executive vice president of global marketing and corporate affairs.
Prior to joining News Corporation, Everett’s career included stints heading the communications department of ABC News and serving as chief communications officer of the global advertising agency, Euro RSCG Worldwide. Henderson previously was a partner with mPRm Public Relations, where she focused on providing counsel to companies at the convergence of entertainment and technology.