Shawn Harris is promoted to station manager of Capitol Broadcasting’s Charlotte, N.C. CW-MNT duopoly.
Shawn Harris has been promoted to station manager of Capitol Broadcasting Co.’s Charlotte, N.C., stations, WJZY (CW) and WMYT (MNT). Harris is also director of sales for the two stations and will continue to serve in that capacity.
“In addition to building a strong sales operation, Shawn has demonstrated the ability to manage complex projects involving multiple departments,” said Will Davis, vice president and general manager. “He did an outstanding job of helping us re-launch our stations last year when we acquired The CW network affiliation from CBS/Warner Brothers, and the My Network TV affiliation from Fox Television.”
Prior to his arrival at WJZY-WMYT in 2003, Harris was general sales manager of WTVQ Lexington, Ky. He has also held management positions at stations in the Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville and Asheville/Greenville/Spartanburg markets, and was an account executive with Harrington, Righter & Parsons in Charlotte.