Gray Television moves the sales executive from its WMC Memphis to oversee operations of its Indiana NBC affiliate.
NBCUniversal moves him from its NBC-Telemundo duopoly in San Diego to become the first GM to oversee both of its Los Angeles stations.
She moves from WVUE New Orleans to succeed Denise Vickers as head of Lockwood Broadcast Group’s Georgia Fox affiliate.
Gray Television moves him from WNDU South Bend, Ind., to succeed Ronna Corrente as head of its Kentucky NBC affiliate.
Scripps is moving him from its Waco, Texas, duo to oversee its CW affiliate in South Florida.
The appointment by Sinclair is in addition to his duties overseeing its Fox affiliates in Columbia, S.C., and Albany, Ga.
Word is that not one, but two general managers are now out of a job in Los Angeles. Leaving soon will be Steve Carlston, who joined KNBC back in September of 2011, as well as Celia Chavez, who joined KVEA (Telemundo) as GM in 2012.
Sinclair Broadcast Group moves her up from local sales manager at the Gainesville, Fla., duo to lead them as well as its Fox affiliate in Savannah, Ga.
The Sinclair management veteran will run WEAR and WFGX in Pensacola, Fla., and also oversee WPMI-WJTC in Mobile, Ala.
She joins the CBS O&O from the company’s KDKA-WPCW Pittsburgh where she’s been news director for the last three-and-a-half years.
Tegna promotes him from director of sales to succeed the retiring Jim Toellner as head of the NBC affiliate.
Being a GM is a complex job that requires balancing many competing interests to reach a few common goals. For those who seek it, the best groundwork is laid by learning every role at the station.
The former senior director of news and content at Spectrum News 1 in Los Angeles will oversee KPIX and KBCW beginning March 28.
The media sales veteran will oversee Fox affiliate WSMH as well as WEYI (NBC) and WBSF (CW) for which Sinclair provides services.
The former director of content at WTSP Tampa is tapped to lead CBS News and Stations’ CBS-CW duopoly.
Gray Television promotes the marketing director of it Cleveland stations to oversee its CBS affiliate in Tucson, Ariz.
The former WTIC-WCCT Orlando general manager is tapped to lead Tegna’s Fox-CW duopoly in Hartford, Conn.
Morgan Murphy Media hires the former KOLD sales director to oversee the ABC affiliate and its satellite in Washington state.
Shammas was part of the original team that re-launched WUVG Atlanta for Univision in 2002. It was the market’s first Spanish-language stations. Most recently he was GM of WKTB, the Telemundo affiliate in Atlanta.
Audra Swain has departed WJZ Baltimore, where she was VP and general manager. Adrienne Roark, CBS Stations president, will run the station as the search for a successor is underway.
Kevin Walsh, president and general manager of KPIX-KBCW San Francisco, has announced his retirement from the CBS-owned stations. His last day is Feb. 26. He spent almost 17 years in the CBS group.
She joins from GM of WGCL Atlanta to succeed Justin Draper in leading the CBS News and Stations CBS-CW duopoly in California’s capital.
The Texas television veteran will step down from the News-Press & Gazette ABC affiliate at the end of May and will be succeeded by current news director Brenda De Anda-Swann.
The 26-year Cox Media Group veteran will oversee TV, radio and digital operations in Dayton.
The station group promotes Shaun Newell at WMBD Peoria, Ill., and Joe McGuire at WRBL Columbus, Ga. Both are CBS affiliates.
The station group promotes her from business development manager at its KHOU Houston to succeed the retiring Bruce Cummings.
She succeeds Bryce Caldwell, who assumed the GM position at WHNS (Fox) in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C. (DMA 38), upon Gray’s acquisition of Meredith Corp. last month.
The 28-year Hearst veteran is chosen to lead the NBC affiliate in central Pennsylvania, advancing from general sales manager to succeed Justin Antoniotti, who has moved to Hearst’s Kansas City duopoly.
The veteran executive with a successful record of managing Hearst duopolies is appointed to lead the company’s Missouri ABC-CW duopoly.
He succeeds Eric Duncan as head of the CBS affiliate, after Duncan was moved to Gray’s WALA Mobile, Ala., to be GM.
He moves from Tegna WTIC-WCCT Hartford, Conn., to take over leadership of Hubbard’s NBC and MNT outlets in New York’s capital.
He will be succeeded as general sales manager at the Hearst ABC affiliate in Mississippi by Ayanna Carver.
Nexstar Media Group promotes the experienced company veteran to lead its NBC-CW affiliate in Georgia.
The veteran executive and leader caps a TV career that includes 15 years at Hearst Television.
The broadcasting executive with 20+ years of in-market experience will lead the Nexstar CBS affiliate in Louisiana.
She will take over leadership of the Cincinnati Fox affiliate from Debbie Bush, who moves to head the company’s Phoenix duopoly once the Meredith acquisition closes, expected on Dec. 1.
The appointments of Matt Moran, Pete Veto, Jim McKernan, David Hughes, Peter Russell and Laura Serbon were chosen to replace personnel promoted earlier to head some of the stations Gray is getting in its Meredith purchase.
It’s moving Erik Schrader, Debbie Bush, Jasmine Hatcher Hardin, Andrew Stewart, Bryce Caldwell and Eric Duncan to oversee some of the stations it’s acquiring from Meredith.