Fox Television Stations appoints Jeffrey Zellmer SVP Digital Operations – Deadline


Jeffrey Zellmer has been appointed SVP Digital Operations at Fox Television Stations, which owns and operates 29 broadcast points in the United States. He immediately assumes this role, reporting directly to FTS CEO Jack Abernethy. Zellmer succeeds Steve Chung, the group’s former chief digital officer who was recently appointed chief growth officer at Fox Corp.

“Jeff has been an integral part of the FTS team for over 14 years and was a natural fit for this role,” Abernathy said Thursday. “His creative and collaborative approach, coupled with his vast experience and leadership, will continue to deliver strong results across multiple digital platforms for our stations. “

Zellmer has been with Fox Television Stations since 2007. Since 2018, he has been Vice President of Digital Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, overseeing digital branding and audience development. Previously, he was Regional Vice President of Creative Services. Prior to that, he held various positions at WAGA FOX 5 Atlanta, from Executive Promotions Producer to Promotion Director, Creative Services Director and Vice President of Creative Services.

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Zellmer said, “I am honored to be entrusted with leading the digital efforts for Fox Television. FTS has proven to be a dominant force in the digital sector and we will capitalize on the momentum of this success to grow our audience across all platforms.

Fox Television Stations has stations located in nine of the 10 largest designated market areas and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 17 are affiliated with the Fox network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and subscription content, our television stations collectively produce nearly 1,000 hours of local news each week and capitalize on the demand from viewers, distributors and advertisers for Fox Network’s national content. .

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