Erik Schrader has some tough decisions to make as he takes over as the new vice president and general manager at Raycom’s two Cleveland stations, WOIO (CBS) and WUAB (MNT). “My first goal is to take a couple of months and really get the rhythm of a place, to determine what is and isn’t working,” he says. “My goal is to keep an open mind and not make quick decisions based on perceptions, but really get a fix on the reality.”
The former WIAT Birmingham, Ala., GM will oversee Raycom’s CBS-MNT duopoly in Cleveland.
Media General moves the head of its Wichita NBC affiliate to take over leadership of its CBS affil in Birmingham, Ala., following the promotion of Helen Swenson.
The group owner promotes the news director of its Hartford duopoly to lead its NBC affiliate in Wichita, Kan.
The ND at WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is moving to LIN’s Hartford, Conn., ABC affiliate to lead the news department.