DMA 4 (PHILADELPHIA)

Jim Driscoll Named WTXF News Director

Fox moves him from WWOR New York to lead the news department at its Philadelphia O&O. 

On Tuesday, Jim Driscoll was named VP-news director of Fox O&O WTXF Philadelphia (DMA 4. Starting Wednesday, Jan. 2, Driscoll will be responsible for overseeing all editorial, business and administrative functions for the station. He succeeds Steve Schwaid who left the station in August.

Driscoll comes to WTXF from Fox’s New York MNT affiliate WWOR, where he has been news director for five and a half years. Earlier in his career, Driscoll was assistant news director at Fox’s WNYW New York. Prior to that, he spent 18 years at WWOR, where he began as a production assistant and rose through the ranks to executive producer.

A graduate of Fordham University, Driscoll holds a Bachelor of Arts in in communications.


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