Tegna taps the sales director at its WFAA Dallas to head its CBS affiliate in San Antonio.
Tegna-owned CBS affiliate KENS San Antonio today named Tom Cury president and general manager, overseeing all station operating functions. He succeeds Robert McGann, who is retiring.
Cury comes to KENS after serving as director of sales at Tegna’s WFAA Dallas since 2011.
“Tom’s leadership has been extremely effective at WFAA,” said Lynn Beall, executive vice president, Tegna Media. “Tom’s experience, innovative approach and creative thinking will translate well to KENS and continue to drive KENS forward as the multiplatform heartbeat of San Antonio.”
Cury began his media career as an account executive with Petry Television. He later joined Westinghouse Broadcasting, which was later purchased by CBS, as an account executive.
He worked as a local account executive in Denver, national sales manager in Baltimore and Miami, local sales manager in Los Angeles and group sales manager in New York. He was then named director of sales in Miami before joining WFAA.
Cury graduated from American University in Washington.