WBNS Names Steve Koles News Director
Dispatch Broadcast Group-owned CBS affiliate WBNS Columbus, Ohio (DMA 34), on Friday appointed Steve Koles director of news and digital content, effective Sept. 10.
Koles has more than 20 years of experience in local television news and has won many regional Murrow and Emmy Awards for broadcasting news excellence.
Koles comes to WBNS from WWMT Kalamazoo, Mich. where he is news director. Prior to that he worked at WPRI-WNAC Providence, R.I., as assistant news director.
Koles also worked for TV stations in Tulsa, Okla.; Baltimore; Portsmouth, Va.; and Altoona, Pa.
Koles is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania where he received his BA in mass communication and journalism.