News director Gavin Maliska is out at Fox-owned WOFL Orlando. A Fox spokesperson says “an extensive search is underway” for a replacement in the #19 DMA.
Maliska’s departure was previously reported in the Orlando Sentinel, which says assistant news director Jeff Zeller is running the newsroom in the interim.
Maliska was named WOFL news director last November after a stint at WXIN Indianapolis.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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