Christopher Myers has been named assistant news director at WFLD, the Fox O&O in Chicago, the company announced today.

Myers, who is currently a senior consultant at rumorfix.com, will be reunited with recently-named WFLD news director Phyllis Schwartz. The pair worked together at both NBC O&O WMAQ, where Myers was an executive producer, and ABC O&O WLS.

“Having managed several Chicago newsrooms together, we are excited to collaborate once again in bringing FOX Chicago viewers an engaging and energetic news product that will increase the station’s presence in the market,” Schwartz said in a statement.

Prior to his experience in Chicago, Myers was assistant news director at KNBC in Los Angeles. He is also a former producer of “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider” on CBS. He begins in his new role at WFLD today.