Chip Smith ’91 has been tapped by 21st Century Fox to serve as its head of public affairs. Smith, who served as deputy campaign manager for Al Gore’s 2000 presidential bid, will manage worldwide legislative, regulatory, and strategic policy matters for the company. * The U.S. Department of Justice awarded Sandra Jewers Dow ’95 a Director’s Award in Administration for the role she played in developing a newly automated grand jury tracking system. An administrative officer in Maine’s U.S. District Attorney’s office, Dow’s concept will save time and expense for prosecutors. * Barstool Sports named Erika Ayers Nardini ’98 its CEO in July. “As a woman, I’m psyched to take this CEO job, and I’m going to rock it,” Nardini told Fortune about her role for the sports and comedy website.