Award Winning Jon Fischer Joins MGN Online as Managing Director of MGNdirect™
Jon will run a new Sponsorship division of MGN Online based in Cardiff- By-The-Sea and Los Angeles
Cardiff by the Sea, CA, June 13, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Jon Fischer is the new Managing Director of MGNdirect™ announced today by Gill Davis, Founder, and CEO of MGN Online. “With his diversified professional history in the News Business, we are all very excited to have Jon join the Team at MGN.” Jon has served in multiple positions over the past 25 years including, News Director, Executive Producer, News Consultant and Educator. Most recently, Jon was owner of his own firm, Fischer Media Consulting, an Internet, Broadcast consulting firm.
“Jon’s complete knowledge of the News business, allows him to recognize the importance of Quality Services and Products that are continuing to evolve in today's fast paced technology-centric news operations. I believe that as the Managing Director for MGNdirect, his experience will provide a balanced view and understanding of the importance of aligning our Affiliate News Departments with opportunities to partner with the best and most affordable Companies,” said Gill Davis.
Before Fischer Media, Jon brought his skills and expertise to several news departments around the country as News Director for WFTC-TV in Minneapolis, KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City, KMIR-TV in Palm Springs and XETV-TV in San Diego. He was also an Assistant News Director at KTLA successfully positioning the “KTLA Morning News” and “News at Ten” as #1 in Southern California. Jon’s employment at KCOP, as Assistant News Director, he was placed in charge of the build out of the station's “new” News department. He has received numerous commendations for coverage of live and breaking news stories, including several Emmys, Golden Mikes, UPI, AP and Los Angeles Press Club Awards. Jon was a Board Member of Radio Television News Association and NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter.
Jon has taught Journalism at UCLA and been a guest speaker at USC, BYU, and the College of the Desert. As a second-generation broadcaster, Jon’s father George Fisher was a broadcast pioneer and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
About MGN Online
America’s premier resource for still and animated graphics, MGN Online has a wide-ranging client roster of affiliates extending across television, online and print media. MGN Online serves newscasts, webcasts, newspapers, web radio and other news and information services 24/7 through its innovative content creation, storage, and distribution facilities. MGN Online is a division of Multimedia Graphic Network Inc., founded in 1982 and based in Cardiff by the Sea, California.
Source: MGN Online