Nexstar moves the veteran television and marketing executive from Lansing, Mich., to lead its Fox affiliate in Sacramento, Calif.
He succeeds the retiring Chuck Poduska as head of Meredith’s CBS-MNT duopoly in Kansas City, Mo., beginning April 1.
Veteran media industry executive Byron Grandy moves from WNCN Raleigh, N.C., to lead KDVR, KWGN and their related websites and mobile applications.
Scripps is moving the GM of its KATC Lafayette, La., to lead its NBC affiliate in Lexington, Ky.
Nexstar is looking for a new vice president and general manager for its broadcasting, digital and mobile operations in Springfield, Mo., including KOLR (CBS), KRBK (Fox), and KOZL (MNT). This is a rare opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and highly engaged broadcasting executive to oversee three stations with an unparalleled competitive position in the market.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for general managers at Nexstar stations in Denver and Sacramento, and at Morgan Murphy Media’s outlets in Victoria, Texas.
The former Univision executive takes over the station group’s Iowa ABC-CW duopoly of WOI-KCWI on March 2.
He’s stepping down as head of the CBS-MNT duopoly in Kansas City after a career spanning 38 with Meredith.
The television station executive moves from Nexstar’s KDVR-KWGN Denver duopoly to head Tegna’s NBC affiliate in North Carolina.
The family-owned station group appoints a new GM, VP of news, news director and talent/team development director.
Caroline Foy Welch will retire as president and general manager of ABC O&O WTVD Raleigh-Durham, N.C., after nearly eight years in the post. Until a replacement is found, Welch will remain and help with the transition.
Sinclair taps the former Fox Stations general manager to lead its Oklahoma ABC affiliate.
The Columbus-Tupelo, Miss., NBC-ABC-Ion affiliate owned by Heartland Media promotes its director of sales to succeed the retiring Jerry Jones.
The veteran broadcasting and sales executive will lead Nexstar’s CBS-MNT duopoly in Champaign-Springfield, Ill.
Nexstar gives him responsibility for WDCW Washington in addition to his existing role as VP-GM of WDVM Hagerstown, Md.
The station group promotes Ronna Corrente and Joe Sciortino to lead its New Orleans Fox and Baton Rouge CBS affiliates.
Nexstar taps the broadcaster with 30 years of large-market experience to lead its Los Angeles CW affiliate and its related digital operations, mobile apps, and social media channels. She succeeds the retiring Don Corsini and begins her duties on Feb. 10.
She is promoted from head of sales to succeed the retiring Rick Blangiardi, who plans to run for mayor of Honolulu.
Meredith promotes him from news director at its WGCL Atlanta to oversee its duopoly in Springfield, Mass.
The veteran California broadcaster is upped from general sales manager to oversee the group’s Fox-CW duopoly.
He is moving after 11 years to become president-executive director of the Oregon Association of Broadcasters.
The broadcast group is moving its senior director of content strategy to lead its Miami CW affiliate and oversee creation of news operations there.
He is promoted to succeed Lawson Fox who is retiring after 37 years with Sarkes Tarzian, 28 at the helm of its CBS affiliate in Nevada.
The station group chooses an executive with 34 years of local broadcasting and large market leadership experience to oversee its WIVB (CBS) and WNLO.
Scripps moves him from KGTV where he was news director to lead its NBC affiliate in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
In the TV business, WWL was as much a New Orleans landmark as Jackson Square or Café du Monde. The CBS affiliate dominated the Crescent City for decades, until General Manager Tim Ingram and his team from Fox affiliate WVUE flipped the market.
The 20-Year sales veteran is tapped to lead the station group’s CBS-ABC affiliate WJHL Tri-Cities, Tenn., and WJHL.com.
It choses the former Nexstar veteran to lead its WATN (ABC) and WLMT (CW) in Tennessee.
Nexstar is moving the 35-year local broadcast veteran from WIVB-WNLO Buffalo, N.Y., to lead its Indianapolis CBS-Fox duopoly.
NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations picks the South Florida broadcast veteran and current president-GM of Telemundo’s WSCV expands his responsibilities to oversee the NBC O&O’s operations.
The 20-year local broadcast veteran moves from Nexstar’s Tri-Cities, Tenn., operations to lead WSPA (CBS) and WYCW (CW).
Tegna moves up the executive news producer to oversee the station group’s ABC affiliate in Norfolk.
Mark Gentner is stepping down as the GM of WITN Greenville, N.C., to be succeeded by Ron Henslee. In Charlottesville, Va., Harold Wright will retire as GM of WVIR effective Jan. 31. He’ll be replaced by David Hughes.
Dan Mellon is upped from GM of WJLA Washington to the company’s VP of sales transformation and names Michael Miller to succeed him at the ABC affiliate.
He is succeeding Jay Howell as head of KDKA (CBS), WPCW (CW), CBSPittsburgh.com and CBSN Pittsburgh.
Veteran station executive Don Corsini, a fixture in the Los Angeles TV market who spent the past decade running CW affiliate KTLA as president and general manager, has informed the station’s staff of his plan to retire at the end of the year. He made announcement at a meeting with employees, emphasizing that the departure was entirely his decision, according to sources. The move comes following Nexstar Media Group’s takeover of Tribune Media.
The former president of Jim Doyle & Associates, he will oversee all aspects of station operations for Univision Houston’s two television, five radio, and digital and social media properties.