The former general manager of WHDF Huntsville, Ala., is now in charge of the Richmond CW affiliate.
Doug Sutton has been named general manager and general sales manager of WUPV, the CW affiliate in Richmond, Va. (DMA 57), owned by American Spirit Media and managed by Raycom Media under a shared services agreement.
Sutton has been GM of WHDF Huntsville, Ala., since 2012.
Prior to WHDF, Sutton was the new business local sales manager ofr WBMA Birmingham, Ala., after moving from Raleigh, N.C., where he was the director of marketing and new business development for WLFL-WRDC.
He started in the broadcast business as the marketing/community relations manager for WNCN Raleigh.
Sutton graduated from North Carolina State with a degree in marketing and communications.