Create What’s Next: Ep. 9
Career Agility

Competition is heating up in the global marketplace and in the local workplace. Students, veterans, professionals and even executives find themselves struggling not just to get ahead but to survive and stay relevant. Fox Networks Group’s Brian Wright and Stacy Lewis discuss the intersection of corporate cultures and professional agility…how to anticipate, adapt and act. Gain new insights of the business behind entertainment media.



Featuring:

Stacy Lewis

Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition and Research, Fox Networks Group


Stacy Lewis is a Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition and Research for Fox Networks Group where she manages recruitment for Fox Broadcasting Co., Fox Digital, and true[X], the ad-technology platform.  

In July, 2015, Stacy re-joined Fox, having spent the last ten years in Talent Acquisition roles at Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, The Walt Disney Company, and Fox Interactive Media.  Before working in entertainment, Stacy spent twelve years at Goldman Sachs in roles of increasing depth and responsibility in Wealth Management, Operations, and Human Resources.

Brian Wright

Executive Director, Talent Acquisition, Fox Networks Group


As a third generation Human Resources professional, Brian Wright has worked for some of the most dynamic media and entertainment brands in the world.

Born and raised in Pasadena, California, Brian received a scholarship to California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management. He started his career at Universal Studios Recreation Group, where he held progressively more responsible roles in the Recruitment & Employee Relations function.

Brian then joined the Global Recruiting team for The Disney Stores, which had 714 venues worldwide. He supported the Inventory Management, Product Development, and Information Technology functions before being recruited away to House of Blues Entertainment. There he was asked to establish a corporate recruiting function for HOB’s home office and 31 venues nationwide. Ultimately, Brian hired 90 staff positions in 12 months and led the recruiting for the launch of House of Blues Anaheim in Downtown Disney.

Late in 2001, Brian was recruited to join The WB Television Network where he spent nearly five years recruiting for this 18-34 demographic, niche broadcast network supporting all functional areas. After the merger of The WB & UPN formed The CW Network, Brian transitioned to Fox Networks Group where he has been for almost nine years. Currently Executive Director of Talent Acquisition, he leads a team of five recruiters that is responsible for making 700-800 hires per year. With the launch of Fox Sports 1 & FXX networks, Brian has now participated nine Broadcast/Cable networks launches since joining Fox.

Brian lives in Pasadena with his daughter Chealuna and tries to live by the philosophy “careers are made by giving!”