News Director Steve Schwaid Out at Philly’s WTXF


By Merrill Knox Comment

Steve Schwaid is leaving Philadelphia Fox O&O WTXF after just a year as news director, TVSpy has learned.

Schwaid joined WTXF last July. He was previously the vice president of digital content for Meredith Stations, as well as the news director for WGCL, the CBS-affiliate in Atlanta. Prior to that, Schwaid was news director at WCAU in Philadelphia, WTOG in Tampa, WVIT in Hartford and WGME in Portland, ME.

A spokesperson for the Fox O&Os was not immediately available for comment.

>Update: A station spokesperson has confirmed that Schwaid’s last day at WTXF will be Friday. A nationwide search is underway for his replacement, the spokesperson said.