Jeff Zeller is promoted from assistant news director to head the news efforts at the Fox Orlando O&O.
Jeff Zeller has been named vice president and news director of Fox O&O WOFL Orlando, Fla. (DMA 19). Effective immediately, Zeller will oversee all editorial, business and administrative functions, reporting directly to Stan Knott, the station’s vice president-GM.
Zeller replaces Gavin Maliska. who left the station last month.
Most recently, Zeller spent three-and-a-half years as the station’s assistant news director. Previously, he spent six years at WPXI Pittsburgh, first as an executive producer and later as a managing editor/senior executive producer. Prior to this, he spent two years as an executive producer for WHIO Dayton, Ohio.
Earlier in his career, Zeller held a variety of producer positions for stations across the country, including WTSP St. Petersburg, Fla.; WJBK Detroit and WLWT Cincinnati. He began his career as an associate producer with WKRC Cincinnati and was later promoted to weekend producer.
Zeller graduated summa cum laude from Xavier University with a Bachelor of Arts in communications and electronic media.