Seattle Fox Promotes Senior EP to Assistant News Director

By Kevin Eck 

Matt Waggoner has been promoted from senior executive producer of News and Sports to assistant news director for Seattle’s Fox affiliate KCPQ.

“Matt is a dedicated and passionate leader and I am thrilled to have his tremendous skills and judgment to lead the day to day operations of the newsroom,” said news director Erica Hill.

Waggoner started working at the Tribune-owned station in 2012 and was nightside ep before being named senior ep.

He’s also worked at KPTV in Portland, Oregon and KPHO in Phoenix, Arizona.