Amy Waldman elevated to news director of PIX11 News

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Amy Waldman joined WPIX-TV in 2007, rising through the ranks to the top job in the newsroom.

NEW YORK, April 27, 2015 – PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, today announced the elevation of Amy Waldman to news director of PIX11 News.

Waldman, who was most recently acting news director, will oversee all aspects of PIX11 News. She will report to Rich Graziano, President/GM, PIX11.

“Amy’s inside knowledge of PIX11 and the NY market, along with her successful trend of explosive audience growth and engagement, make her the perfect fit to lead our news department,” said Graziano.  “I’m certain that Amy will drive PIX11’s talented news team and propel PIX11 News to be the number one choice for NY news viewers and users.”

Waldman joined PIX11 in 2007 as a senior producer, quickly moving up the ranks to AM News executive producer. In 2010 she was named director of special projects and in 2013, she was elevated again to senior executive producer for PIX11 News.

“I’m proud to lead a team of such talented and hardworking journalists who are committed to telling stories that affect the lives of all New Yorkers,” said Waldman. “We’re excited by the confidence viewers are placing on the value and depth of PIX11 News.”

Prior to her tenure at Tribune, she was previously a supervising producer for “Nancy Grace: Closing Arguments” at Court TV.  Before that, Waldman was the producer for the “Big Idea with Donny Deutsch” at CNBC. Waldman has also produced for Fox News Channel’s “The Fox Report,” “The Big Story” and “Fox News Live.”

Waldman has also served as a producer at WGRZ in Buffalo, NY, and WICU in Erie, PA. She holds a BS in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University and lives on Long Island with her husband and two children.

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