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Phil Landeros

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Executive Producer

WOFL-TV (FOX O&O) Orlando, FL  Aug 2012 - Present

  • #1 10PM newscast/ratings are triple that of nearest competitor

  • 10PM ratings regularly beats national primetime programming on ABC, CBS and NBC

  • Created 11@11 and The Sports Zone; ratings in this half-hour up 25%

  • iNews & Axis administrator

Executive Producer

WFLD-TV (FOX O&O) Chicago, IL Feb. 2011 - July 2012

  • Oversaw weekday and weekend late news and special projects

  • Innovation specialist tasked with updating newscasts and integrating social media

  • iNews & Axis administrator

Nightside Newsroom Manager/Producer

WTSP-TV (CBS Gannett) St. Petersburg, FL Jan. 2007- Feb. 2011

  • Produced 11pm news

  • Latino talent recruiter for Gannett

  • Selected for Gannett Leadership Program

Executive Producer

WISN-TV (ABC Hearst) Milwaukee, WI Oct. 2003- Jan. 2007

  • Manager in-charge of 5, 6 & 11 news

Producer

WFLA-TV (NBC Media General) Tampa Oct. 2000- Oct. 2003

  • Produced #1 5pm newscast in Tampa Bay

Producer

WKEF/WRGT-TV (NBC/FOX Sinclair) Dayton, OH Oct. 1998 - Oct. 2000

  • Launched 10pm newscast; quadrupled ratings in 1 year

Producer/Reporter

WTOC-TV (CBS Raycom)  Savannah, Ga Oct. 1997- Oct. 1998

  • Weekday reporter/weekend producer

Reporter/Associate Producer/Anchor

WSIL-TV (ABC Wheeler Inc.) Carterville, IL May 1995 - Oct. 1997

  • Held multiple positions at small station in Southern Illinois

Education

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, B.A.

Major: Broadcast Journalism Minor: Political Science

 

Awards

  • AP Best Newscast in Florida, 2016

  • Edward R. Murrow Best Newscast, 2005

  • AP Best Newscast in Wisconsin, 2005

  • AP Best Newscast in Florida, 2003

Associations

  • National Association of Hispanic Journalists
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • The Association of LGBTQ Journalists