Ward Hake, VP Music, 20th Century Fox

Ward Hake


Hake was promoted to Vice President of Music at 20th Century Fox in 2007. He was directly responsible for 40+ primetime TV shows and pilots annually, starting with the overall creative direction from concept to development through to the life of the series on air. Leadership included working in partnership with each individual network, overseeing the hiring of all music supervisors and composers, determining the licensing budgets, music production, clearances, on-camera guest music stars, marketing needs, soundtracks, and acting as liaison to record and publishing company partners.

TV show highlights: Empire, Glee, Modern Family, Homeland, Simpsons, 24, Sons Of Anarchy, X-Files, Family Guy, How I Met Your Mother, Arrested Development, Prison Break, New Girl, Ally McBeal, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Hake has worked on over 400+ TV shows and pilots.

Interacting daily with business affairs, legal, development, marketing, production and post-production departments to produce a creative and financially successful series on all networks.

Music Supervisor Guild Award for Best Studio 2014.

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