Originally posted on Variety:
Brian Lewis, a longtime public-relations executive at 21st Century Fox’s Fox News Channel, has been dismissed from the operation, a spokesperson for the company said Tuesday.
Lewis was named executive vice president of corporate communications at the top-rated cable-news network in 2006, and helped shape the network’s perception among the media. He has also been known as an adviser to the network’s chairman and chief executive, Roger Ailes.
Lewis could not be reached for immediate comment. News of his dismissal was reported previously by The Hollywood Reporter.