The station group moves her from the news director slot at KUSA Denver to oversee its Louisville, Ky., ABC affiliate.
Tegna Inc. today appointed Christy Moreno president and general manager of its ABC affiliate WHAS Louisville, Ky. (DMA 49). Moreno will replace Linda Danna who previously announced she was stepping down to prioritize time with her family.
Moreno joins WHAS from Tegna’s KUSA Denver where she has been news director since 2015. At KUSA, Moreno oversaw daily operations for the newsroom, including editorial content creation and collaborating with marketing, sales and community relations.
“Christy is a proven leader with unparalleled experience and a growth mindset. She knows what winning looks like, having run dominant newsrooms in both Denver and Knoxville,” said Lynn Beall, EVP-COO, media operations, Tegna. “With a long track record of success, Christy has a true understanding of how best to serve local communities and will combine innovation with journalistic excellence to serve Louisville.”
Prior to KUSA, Moreno was news director at WBIR Knoxville, Tenn., and assistant news director at KENS San Antonio, Texas, both Tegna stations. Earlier in her career, Moreno was executive producer at KRIV Houston.
Moreno graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts degree.