The GM of the Newport Television-owned NBC affiliate, who joined the station last spring, died suddenly late Tuesday afternoon.
Bob Dunn, the general manager of Newport Television’s NBC affiliate WPMI Mobile, Ala. (DMA 60), died suddenly late Tuesday afternoon.
Newport’s Michael DiPasquale, VP of operations, said in a statement: “We are shocked and deeply saddened with Bob’s passing. Bob was a valuable member of the Newport Television family but more importantly he was a wonderful person, an absolute gentleman and a great family man.
“After many successful years with Clear Channel and later Newport Television as Director of Sales in Little Rock, Bob earned and accepted the position as Vice President and General Manager of WPMI-TV in Mobile in 2011. “
No cause of death was reported.