The former news director of WBNS Columbus, Ohio, is joining Media General’s CW affil in Indianapolis.
Media General’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 27) today announced Elbert Tucker as its news director. He succeeds Steve Bray.
Tucker has been news director at WBNS Columbus Ohio, since 2010. Most of his 30-year news career was at WKRC Cincinnati, Ohio. He began there in 1992 as executive producer, promoted to assistant news director in 1996 and news director in 2001, serving in the role for a decade before moving to WBNS.
Prior to Cincinnati, Tucker worked at WBRC Birmingham, Ala., where he worked his way up through the producer ranks to executive producer.
He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and was hired out of college, in 1984, at WTVC Chattanooga, Tenn.