The local television news veteran and former WAGA Atlanta news director will succeed Kieran Clarke as VP-GM in Charlotte of WJZY and WMYT.
The sales director of KPHO-KTVK is tapped to succeed Ed Munson who retired last month.
Mike Wright, the general manager of Gray Television’s CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas, has resigned. His last day at the station was Thursday, Oct. 4.
The veteran Fox Television Stations exec will step down at the end of the month after 28 years with the company.
He is tapped to succeed the retiring Jerry Watson. McKernan will continue as head of the group’s KWWL Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, Iowa.
The station management veteran is moving from the GM post at WLNS Lansing, Mich., to lead WWLP (NBC), EWLP (CW) and WWLP.com.
The station group promotes him from financial controller at KCBS-KCAL Los Angeles to lead its CBS-CW duopoly in the state capital.
Raycom is moving him from VP-GM of KXXV Waco, Texas, to lead its CBS affiliate in Tucson, Ariz.
He will step down as head of Raycom’s ABC-NBC affiliate in Albany, Ga., at the end of this year. The station’s general sales manager, Bruce Austin, will succeed him.
Larry Wert, president of Tribune Media’s local broadcasting operations, calls the departure of the longtime leader of KTVI (Fox) and KPLR (CW) in St. Louis “a big loss for Tribune and the stations.”