Sinclair moves him from GSM in Omaha, Neb., to lead its NBC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio.
Sinclair Broadcast Group’s NBC affiliate WNWO (NBC) in Toledo, Ohio (DMA 78), today promoted James Hanning to general manager.
Steve Marks, EVP-COO of Sinclair’s television group, said: “We are pleased to promote Jim to general manager and expect that his many years of sales experience across many markets, will be a great benefit to our Toledo station. Jim is well prepared to work with the team to make an impact on the community, our viewers, advertisers and the station.”
Hanning has been general sales manager at KPTM and KXVO, stations Sinclair owns and/or provides services to in Omaha, Neb., since 2014.
Prior to that, he held various roles in broadcast television sales management at various other television stations since 1985, including in Fort Myers, Cincinnati, Tulsa, Flint, Detroit and Winston-Salem, Portland, Greensboro, Phoenix and Colorado Springs.
Hanning holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Western State College.