Fox News is making some adjustments to its senior editorial staff.
Fox News CEO announced these changes to staff Suzanne Scott and President Jay Wallace Jay Wallace published the memo in a Wednesday afternoon memo, just months after the unexpected death of Fox senior vice president Alan Komissaroff. Komissaroff died of a heart attack in January.
“As we mark the tragic death of Senior Vice President of News and Politics Alan Komissaroff nearly two months ago, we would like to share news of a change in editorial leadership and colleagues absorbed,” Scott and Wallace wrote in their memo. “We miss Allen every day and our hearts are still broken by his passing.”
Initiatives include: Tom Lowell, the channel 2024 year veteran, has been promoted to Senior Executive Vice President and Editor of ManagementFox News Channel and Fox Business Network, where he will oversee both channels’ All editorial content. “For the past two years, he has led daytime news, focusing on critical issues affecting everyday Americans and working closely with our top news anchors,” said Scott and Wallace (to whom he will report) wrote. “His superb editorial expertise will benefit all of our programming.”
Kim Rosenberg, a 27-year Fox Senior , has been named executive vice president of news programming to oversee all daytime news programming. She will report to Lowell.
On Politics, Doug Rohrbeck and Jessica Loker will co-oversee the channel’s political coverage, including debates and election night. Rohrbeck is Fox’s senior vice president of news and politics in Washington, where he also oversees news programming from Washington, D.C., while Loker is the vice president of news and politics and a co-founder of Fox News Sunday’s Advanced EP. .
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Scott and Wallace acknowledged the fact in their memo.
“Many of us know this, but in It bears repeating this time around — criticism from competitors, individuals, and organizations with partisan agendas is part of journalism first,” they wrote. “We remain focused on the core values of our business — a free press, free speech, and freedom of expression — all of which reflect our strong commitment to people’s right to know, to be informed, and to participate in the marketplace of ideas.”
Below is the memo from Fox News.
As we commemorate the tragic passing of Senior Vice President of News and Politics Alan Komissaroff nearly two months ago, we would like to share about the newsroom leadership change and how his position will be absorbed by his colleagues. We miss Alan every day and are still heartbroken that he is gone.
Tom Lowell has been named Senior Executive Vice President and President of FOX News Channel and FOX Editor of the business network, overseeing all editorial. He will continue to report to Jay Wallace, President and Executive Editor, FOX News Media.
Tom is A 2000 FNC veteran, he initiated and oversaw several news programs during his tenure, including America’s Newsroom. For the past two years, he has led daytime news, focusing on critical issues affecting everyday Americans and working closely with our top news anchors. All of our programming will benefit from his superb editorial expertise.
In addition, Kim Rosenberg has been named Fox News Channel’s Executive Vice President of News Programming to oversee All daytime news programs. As a 27 year veteran of FNC, Kim’s institutional knowledge of our news products and her extensive experience leading reporters across programs are unmatched. She will continue to report to Tom.
Additionally, Doug Rohrbeck (Senior Vice President, News & Politics, Washington) and Jessica Loker ( Vice President of Politics and Senior Executive Producer for FOX News Sunday) will now co-manage our political team, managing all debate and election coverage. Doug will continue to report to Jay, overseeing all news programming from Washington, including special reports from Bret Baier and Fox News @ Night. Their combined experience will be an important asset as we prepare for 27 election season.
These changes will continue to solidify FOX News Channel’s leadership in news and volume more than our One of all the cable networks that more Democrats and independents watch than any of its rivals.
Many of us know this, but it bears repeating during this time — Criticism of competitors, individuals and organizations with partisan agendas is part of being number one in journalism. We remain focused on the core values of our business—freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of expression—all of which reflect our strong commitment to people’s right to know, to be informed, and to participate in the marketplace of ideas.
Susan and Jay