Schwaid joined WTXF last July. He was previously the vice president of digital content for Meredith Stations, as well as the news director for WGCL, the CBS-affiliate in Atlanta. Prior to that, Schwaid was news director at WCAU in Philadelphia, WTOG in Tampa, WVIT in Hartford and WGME in Portland, ME.
A spokesperson for the Fox O&Os was not immediately available for comment.
>Update: A station spokesperson has confirmed that Schwaid’s last day at WTXF will be Friday. A nationwide search is underway for his replacement, the spokesperson said.