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Monday, August 29, 2016

Susan Schiller named FOX 26 KRIV news director

New FOX 26 KRIV news director Susan Schiller previously served as ND for KYW and WPSG Philadelphia

Susan Schiller

HOUSTON – Susan Schiller has been named Vice President and News Director of KRIV, the FOX-owned station in Houston, announced station General Manager, D’Artagnan Bebel. Effective September 6th, Schiller will oversee all aspects of the Fox 26 News operations, reporting directly to Bebel.

In making the announcement, “We are very pleased and excited to have a news leader of Susan's caliber and experience leading our team.”

Previously, Schiller served as Vice President and News Director for KYW-TV and WPSG-TV in Philadelphia. Earlier in her career, she held producer positions at “CBS Evening News,” “CBS This Morning,” CBS News Services (Newspath), and KMOV in St. Louis, MO and WCAU in Philadelphia, where she later returned as Assistant News Director. Most recently, Schiller was Broadcast Media Advisor for the World Meeting of Families Organization during the Papal visit in Philadelphia.

Schiller added, “I am excited to join the Fox family. I look forward to working with the talented and innovative team at Fox 26 and living in Houston, an amazing city and competitive market.”

A graduate of Lindenwood University, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Political Science.

KRIV is part of the FOX Television Stations, one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

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(This post was taken from a release sent to me by FOX Television Stations)

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