Monte Costes, a local market sales and marketing executive with nearly 30 years of broadcasting experience, will lead the Lexington, Ky., Fox affiliate.
WUSA Washington GM Richard Dyer is promoted to senior vice president, adding WLTX Columbia and WFMY Greensboro to his oversight, while Kate Morris is named president and general manager of KPNX Phoenix.
The award-winning TV news executive and 18-year Hearst Television veteran is tapped to help continue the ABC affiliate’s growth under Hearst ownership.
The general management, sales, programming and marketing executive with more than 25 years of local television experience is tapped to lead its KOIN and KRCW.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a vice president-general manager at a Nexstar duopoly in Pennsylvania.
The veteran television executive concludes a prominent five-decade career that began at Hearst Television.
The local broadcasting, marketing and sales executive with more than 25 years of experience will oversee Nexstar’s KELOLAND Media Group, including KELO, KCLO and KELOLAND.com following the retirement of Jay Huizenga.
Gray adds to his news director duties to oversee its ABC-CBS-Fox operations in Harrisonburg, Va.
Sinclair promotes the sales leader of its KATU and KUNP to oversee the Oregon duopoly.
The local broadcasting, marketing and sales executive with more than 20 years of large-market leadership experience will oversee Nexstar’s CW affil in Washington and independent in Hagerstown, Md.
The Telemundo Station Group picks the former VP of news at WTVJ Miami to lead its Orlando operations.
The company promotes him from GM of WDVM Hagerstown and WDCW Washington to oversee its NBC affiliate in northeastern Pennsylvania and its JOA with WYOU there.
The veteran sales executive at Hearst Television’s Sacramento Duopoly is tapped to lead the group’s ABC-NBC affiliate in the Central Coast.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager at Nexstar’s two stations in South Dakota, and an account executive for Hearst’s station in Iowa.
The group broadcaster moves Jennifer Rieffer from VP-GM of WDKY Lexington, Ky., to oversee its WSMH (Fox) as well as the joint sales operations of WEYI (NBC) and WBSF (CW).
The veteran Louisiana broadcaster is tapped by Scripps to lead its ABC affiliate in Lafayette, La.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a vice president and general manager at a Meredith’s CBS affiliate in Michigan’s Great Lakes region.
She joins from WITI in the market to succeed the retiring Mark Strachota as head of WDJT, WMLW, WBME and WYTU.
The career Hearst Television executive is promoted from general sales manager at WPBF West Palm Beach to lead the group’s NBC-CW duopoly in Burlington-Plattsburgh, succeeding Justin Antoniotti.
Hearst Television chooses the veteran news executive to succeed Shawn Oswald in leading the group’s ABC and CW duopoly in northwest Arkansas.
Wendy Granato, president-GM of ABC O&O KTRK Houston, says she tested positive for COVID-19 after contracting it from her 22-year-old daughter, Frankie. Wendy and Frankie are both working from home and said they have made it through the worst part, and are feeling much better.
Sales veteran Ramon Pineda moves from Univision to lead KRIS and KDF in Texas.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager in New York state to manage multiple stations across two adjacent markets, and another is needed to oversee a station on the West Coast for a large broadcast company.
Legendary Sioux City, Iowa, broadcast executive William F. “Bill” Turner, best known for ushering in the golden age of television news as the general manager for both KCAU and KTIV for much of 1970s and 1980s, died June 16 at the age of 90.
It promotes Mike Lee to VP-GM of its KWKT-KYLE Waco-Temple-Bryan, and chooses Mark Garcia to succeed Lee as leader of KMID Midland.
The Hearst broadcaster caps a five-decade career, including 21 years leading its NBC-AABC-Estrella affiliate KSBW Monterey, Calif.
Lori Bruffett is promoted to lead KBTX Waco-Temple-Bryan, Texas, while Scott Sanders is moved from Columbia, S.C., to head WMBF Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for general managers at Nexstar’s NBC and CBS affiliates in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania and the other for a large broadcast company in a growing market in the Northeast.
Scripps chooses the former news and sales exec and Cheyenne, Wyo., GM to lead its ABC-CW duopoly in Tucson, Ariz.
The TV station executive with nearly 30 years of broadcast management, sales, and marketing experience is tapped by Nexstar to lead its Fox-MNT duopoly in Charlotte, N.C.
The move to succeed Kyle Grimes in Harrisburg-Lancaster is a return to the Keystone State for the veteran Hearst station executive, who most recently was president-GM of WPTZ-WNNE Burlington, Vt.
ABC Owned Television Stations moves him from news director of KABC Los Angeles to lead its O&O in North Carolina where he previously was news director.
The veteran Hearst Television executive and GM of its WGAL Lancaster-Harrisburg, Pa., is tapped to succeed the retiring Bill Fine as head of Hearst’s Boston flagship beginning July 1.
Cox Media Group chooses the veteran broadcast executive and GM of KOIN-KRCW in Portland, Ore., to succeed the retiring Greg Bilte atop its CBS affiliate in Seattle.
Hearst moves him from KHBS-KHOG Fayetteville-Fort Smith, Ark., to succeed Ariel Roblin as leader of its ABC affiliate in Omaha.
Nexstar moves the veteran broadcasting executive and GM of its Waco, Texas, stations with 25 years of management, sales, and marketing experience to lead its CW affiliate in Houston.
Altice USA’s News 12 Networks, the hyperlocal news group serving the New York tri-state area, today appointed Jacques Natz general manager. Natz reports to Eric Harris, chief operating officer of Altice News. A veteran journalist, digital and media strategist, Natz is responsible for the oversight of the entire News 12 organization, including editorial and business […]
ABC Owned Television Stations moves him up from news director to lead all operations in Fresno.
He concludes his 41-year career in broadcasting and 25 years at Cox Media Group on June 30.
The group broadcaster is moving a veteran broadcasting executive with management, sales, and marketing experience from its WETM Elmira, N.Y., to lead is CBS affiliate WLNS in Michigan.