DMA 9: BOSTON

NBCU Ups Chris Wayland To Boston GM

He maintains his president-GM duties for NBC Sports Boston as he succeeds Mike St. Peter in overseeing WBTS, WNEU and NECN there.

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The massive NBCUniversal Boston Media Center in Needham, Mass., houses the company’s NBC and Telemundo stations plus regional cable news and sports networks in a new $125 million, 160,000-square foot headquarters. “It’s a complete game-changer,” says one GM of the greenfield build.

DMA 9: BOSTON

Chris Wayland New NBC Sports Boston GM

He adds the duties at the sports network of the Boston Celtics while remaining station manager of NBCU’s WBTS, WNEU and NECN there.

DMA 9: BOSTON

Chris Wayland Named WBTS-WNEU-NECN Station Manager

NBCU today appointed Chris Wayland senior vice president and station manager of its Boston (DMA 9) properties: WBTS (NBC), WNEU (Telemundo) and cable channel NECN. He will oversee the sales, finance, marketing, and digital departments for all three. He will report to Mike St. Peter, president-GM of the three. Wayland joins NBCUniversal’s Boston stations from […]

DMA 1: NEW YORK

Chris Wayland Named New WPIX SVP-GM

The Tribune Broadcasting executive will succeed Greg Easterly in running the group’s CW affiliate in New York.

 

DMA 16 (MIAMI)

Longtime Sunbeam Exec Bob Leider Retiring

His last day is Sept. 1, but Leider will consult the three-station group, which is owned by Ed Ansin and comprises Fox affiliate in Miami and NBC and CW affiliates in Boston. Boston GM Chris Wayland has been tapped to step up when Leider steps down.