ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Florida National News is thrilled to announce that Associate Entertainment Editor Kareen Kennedy will be joining the news outlet’s senior management team as Assistant Editor.
Florida National News founder and publisher J Willie David, III announced Kennedy’s appointment to this new position, effective immediately. “We’re confident that Kareen’s proven management skills, as well as her ability to lead in a fast-paced news environment, will make her a great addition to the outstanding Florida National News senior management team,” said David Wednesday.
Kennedy’s top responsibility will be building a stronger team for Florida National News by recruiting and overseeing quality social media marketers, content writers and community managers contributors to bolster FNN News’s Social Media team, and increasing audience engagement across FNN News’s social media network. “I am grateful for this opportunity to serve FNN News in this capacity,” said Kennedy. “This is yet another indicator of the growth and opportunities available within FNN News. I look forward to all the great work ahead with an amazingly talented team.”
Florida National News is reshaping the main functions in the Editor’s office and in Sales, expanding new leadership roles to oversee operations, training, talent and finance. Each has an important responsibility in ensuring that the newsroom has what it needs to produce and publish the top notch journalism that viewers and readers expect from Florida National News.
Her media experience includes working for two years as Copy Editor for Orlando/Atlanta-based RYSE Magazine, hosting RYSE events, public speaking and hosting award ceremonies. She was also content contributor for the Caribbean American Passport news magazine, which is distributed statewide.