Fox Television Stations Names Jeffrey Zellmer SVP Of Digital Operations
Jeffrey Zellmer has been named SVP of Digital Operations for Fox Television Stations, which owns and operates 29 broadcast outlets in the U.S. He assumes the role immediately, reporting directly to FTS Chief Executive Officer Jack Abernethy. Zellmer succeeds Steve Chung, the former FTS Chief Digital Officer recently named Chief Growth Officer for Fox Corp
In making the announcement Abernethy said, “Jeff has been an integral part of the FTS team for over fourteen years and was a natural fit for this position. His creative and collaborative approach, coupled with his depth of experience and leadership, will continue to yield strong results across multiple digital platforms for our stations.”
Zellmer has been with Fox Television Stations since 2007. Since 2018, he served as Vice President of Digital Marketing & Strategic Partnerships. In that role, Zellmer led digital branding, audience development. Previously, he served as Regional Vice President of Creative Services. Prior to that, he held various roles at WAGA FOX 5 Atlanta, from Executive Producer of Promotions, to Promotion Manager, Creative Services Director and VP of Creative Services.
Zellmer said, “I’m honored to be entrusted with leading the digital efforts for the Fox TV Stations. FTS has proven itself a dominant force in the digital sector and we will capitalize on the momentum of this success to grow our audience across all platforms.”
A graduate of Furman University in Greenville, S.C., Zellmer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.
Fox Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in nine of the top ten largest designated market areas, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 17 are affiliated with the Fox Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce nearly 1,000 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the Fox Network’s national content.
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