Sinclair Ups Kathan Jager To KPTH GM

The station’s sales executive takes over leadership of the Fox affiliate in Sioux City, Iowa, as well as CBS affil KMEG that it operates under a JSA.

Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned Fox affiliate KPTH Sioux City, Iowa (DMA 149), has promoted Kathan Jager to general manager.

She will also be responsible for the oversight of Sinclair’s provision of services to Waitt Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate, KMEG, under a joint sales agreement. The announcement was made by.

Jager has been general sales manager and national sales manager at KMEG-KPTH, since 2012. Prior to that, she was senior account executive at KCAU Sioux City for 10 years and local and national sales manager at the Sioux City Journal for 16 years.

In making the announcement, Steve Marks, EVP-COO of Sinclair’s television group, said: “We are happy to promote Kathan to general manager. With over 30 years in media and all of those years in the Sioux City market, Kathan is extremely well suited to take the helm and will undoubtedly have an impact on the community, our viewers, advertisers and the station.”

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