Friday, August 16, 2019

Lee Meier named FOX 26 KRIV assistant news director

Lee Meier has been named Assistant News Director at FOX 26 Houston, announced station Vice President and News Director, Susan Schiller. Reporting directly to Schiller, Meier assumes this position in late September.

In making the announcement, Schiller stated, “Lee is a highly regarded television journalist and our FOX 26 newscasts and digital platforms will benefit greatly from the breadth of her experience. We are thrilled she is coming back to Texas, and making Houston her home.”

Most recently, Meier has served as Managing Editor for WTXF, the FOX-owned station in Philadelphia, where she previously held the roles of Special Project Manager and Executive Producer. Prior to that, Meier served as an Executive Producer for WDAF in Kansas City, Missouri. Before that, she was an Executive Producer for KDBC in El Paso, Texas. Meier began her career in news as a producer for KTSM in El Paso, Texas.

A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, Meier holds a Bachelors degree in Communications and Political Science.

Meier added, “Houston is a great city with vibrant people. I can’t wait to return to Texas as part of such a driven news team, bringing their stories to viewers each and every day.”

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 28 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in nine of the top ten largest designated market areas (DMAs), and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 17 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce nearly 1,000 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.

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

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