The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) Board of Directors has elected industry veteran Richard Friedel of FOX Networks as ATSC Board Chairman for 2016. Friedel is the executive vice president and general manager for FOX Networks Engineering & Operations. He oversees long-term technology strategy and day-to-day operations for the Fox Network Center in Los Angeles and the Fox Houston Technical Operations Center. In addition to his ATSC responsibilities, he serves as President of the Video Services Forum and is a member of the North American Broadcasters Association Board of Directors.