Lawrence (Larry) A. Jones, Executive Vice President, FOX Sports, is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operation of FOX Sports. Jones oversees production budgets, business and legal affairs, talent and rights negotiations, administration, and facility and operations management. He played an integral role in FOX’s acquisition of the exclusive network broadcast rights to the National Football League, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, Ultimate Fighting Championship, United States Golf Association Championships, the Big Ten Championship Game and Pac-12 Football Championship Game and regular season packages.
Jones joined FOX Sports in 1994 as Executive Vice President of Business Operations after serving as Senior Vice President, FOX Inc., responsible for developing new business opportunities for the company. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of FX, FOX’s cable television venture, from March 1992 to November 1993 and was in charge of the launch and operational development of FOX Inc.’s then-new 24-hour cable service.
In addition to his employment at FOX Sports, Jones is the owner and President of Golden Hawk Protea, a boutique grower and seller of exotic protea flowers normally found in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Jones earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University and graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. He resides in Brentwood, Calif., and has two children.