DMA 27: RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC

Rob Elmore New GM Of ABC’s WTVD Raleigh

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.

DMA 9: BOSTON

Kyle Grimes Named WCVB President-GM

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.

DMA 13: SEATTLE

Pat Nevin Named VP-GM Of KIRO Seattle

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.

DMA 71: OMAHA, NE

Shawn Oswald Named GM Of KETV Omaha

Hearst moves him from KHBS-KHOG Fayetteville-Fort Smith, Ark., to succeed Ariel Roblin as leader of its ABC affiliate in Omaha.

DMA 8: HOUSTON

Chris Pruitt Named KIAH Houston VP-GM

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.

Jacques Natz Named GM Of New York’s News 12

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 […]

DMA 55: FRESNO, CA

Michael Carr Named GM Of KFSN Fresno

ABC Owned Television Stations moves him up from news director to lead all operations in Fresno.

DMA 13: SEATTLE

Greg Bilte To Retire As KIRO Seattle VP-GM

He concludes his 41-year career in broadcasting and 25 years at Cox Media Group on June 30.

DMA 112: LANSING, MI

Nexstar Taps Marci Daniels As WLNS VP-GM

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.

DMA 38

Jeff Holub Named GM Of WHNS Greenville, S.C.

Meredith promotes him from station manager at its Atlanta duopoly. At the same time WHNS News Director Kelly Boan is move up to station manager.

DMA 103

J. Patrick Baldwin New WHBF-KGCW VP-GM

Nexstar taps the veteran broadcasting executive with 35 years of management, sales, and marketing experience to lead WHBF-TV, KGCW following the retirement of Marshall Porter.

DMA 9: BOSTON

Bill Fine To Retire As GM Of WCVB Boston

Later this year, the TV veteran will conclude a five-decade career including 15 years at helm of Hearst’s Boston ABC affiliate.

DMA 20: SACRAMENTO, CA

Ariel Roblin Named GM Of KCRA-KQCA

Hearst Television moves her from its KETV Omaha, Neb., to succeed the retiring Elliott Troshinsky as head of its NBC-MNT duopoly in California’s capital city.

Gray Appoints Four New General Managers

It has new leadership at WAFF Huntsville, Ala.; KKTV Colorado Springs; WDAM Hattiesburg, Miss.; and WTOK Meridian, Miss.

DMA 20: SACRAMENTO, CA

Elliott Troshinsky To Retire As KCRA-KQCA GM

The local broadcaster caps a five-decade career including 20 years leading Hearst Television’s NBC-MNT duopoly in Sacramento, Calif.

DMA 100: GREENVILLE, NC

Nexstar Ups Amy Doane To VP-GM Of WNCT

The veteran broadcasting executive with nearly 30 years of sales and marketing experience is tapped to lead Its Greenville, N.C., CBS-CW operation.

DMA 174: QUINCY, IL

Sinclair Names Tige Jones KHQA Station Manager; Ups Rick Lipps To Oversee Market

Sinclair Broadcast Group has appointed Tige Jones station manager of its CBS affiliate KHQA Quincy, Ill. (DMA 174). In addition, Rick Lipps, currently general manager of Sinclair’s Champaign/Springfield/Decatur, Ill., properties, will now expand his territory to oversee the Quincy, market. In making the announcement, Rob Weisbord, Sinclair president of local news and marketing services, said: […]

DMAS 37 & 63

Lensman Upped To WCET-WPTD-WPTO GM

Kitty Lensman, chief operating officer of  the Public Media Connect partnership that runs Cincinnati and Dayton public TV stations, will become president and general manager of WCET, WPTD and WPTO on July 1.

DMA 27: RALEIGH, NC

John Lewis Upped To VP-GM At WNCN

The veteran broadcasting executive with 30 years of experience is promoted by Nexstar to Lead its Raleigh, N.C., CBS affiliate.

DMA 13: SEATTLE

Sinclair Names Chad Conklin GM In Seattle

The station group moves him from GM of its Flint, Mich., properties to oversee its ABC-Univision duopoly in Washington state.

DMA 23: ST. LOUIS

JD Sosnoff Promoted To KMOV VP-GM

The St. Louis CBS affiliate’s sales director is tapped by Meredith to succeed Mike Murphy who announced his retirement after a 30-year broadcasting career.

DMA 9: BOSTON

NBCU Ups Chris Wayland To Boston GM

He maintains his president-GM duties for NBC Sports Boston as he succeeds Mike St. Peter in overseeing WBTS, WNEU and NECN there.

DMAS 86 & 171

Gray Names GMs In Shreveport, Dothan

The station group promotes Sacha Purciful and Robby Thomas to oversee KSLA Shreveport, La., and WTVY-WRGX Dothan, Ala., respectively.

DMA 73: SPRINGFIELD, MO

Mike Spruill Named GM Of KRBK-KOZL

Nexstar chooses the veteran broadcasting executive with more than 30 years of sales experience to lead its Fox-MNT duopoly in Springfield, Mo., following the retirement of Leo Henning.

DMA 20: SACRAMENTO, CA

Scot Chastain Appointed VP-GM Of KTXL

Nexstar moves the veteran television and marketing executive from Lansing, Mich., to lead its Fox affiliate in Sacramento, Calif.

DMA 32: KANSAS CITY, MO

Charlie Henrich Jr. New KCTV-KSMO VP-GM

He succeeds the retiring Chuck Poduska as head of Meredith’s CBS-MNT duopoly in Kansas City, Mo., beginning April 1.

DMA 17: DENVER

Nexstar Names Grandy GM Of Denver Duopoly

Veteran media industry executive Byron Grandy moves from WNCN Raleigh, N.C.,  to lead KDVR, KWGN and their related websites and mobile applications.

DMA 64: LEXINGTON, KY

Andrew Shenkan Named VP-GM Of WLEX

Scripps is moving the GM of its KATC Lafayette, La., to lead its NBC affiliate in Lexington, Ky.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Nexstar Has A VP-GM Opening In Market 73

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.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

TV GM Openings In Large And Small Markets

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.

DMA 68: DES MOINES, IA

Tegna Names David Loving GM In Des Moines

The former Univision executive takes over the station group’s Iowa ABC-CW duopoly of WOI-KCWI on March 2.

DMA 32: KANSAS CITY, MO

Chuck Poduska To Retire As KCTV-KSMO GM

He’s stepping down as head of the CBS-MNT duopoly in Kansas City after a career spanning 38 with Meredith.

DMA 21: CHARLOTTE, NC

Joan Barrett Named President-GM of WCNC

The television station executive moves from Nexstar’s KDVR-KWGN Denver duopoly to head Tegna’s NBC affiliate in North Carolina.

Leadership Changes At Morgan Murphy Media

The family-owned station group appoints a new GM, VP of news, news director and talent/team development director.

DMA 27: RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC

WTVD GM Caroline Foy Welch To Retire

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.

DMA 58: TULSA, OK

Allyson Meyers Named KTUL Tulsa VP-GM

Sinclair taps the former Fox Stations general manager to lead its Oklahoma ABC affiliate.

DMA 133: COLUMBUS-TUPELO, MS

Danny Walker Named New GM of WTVA

The Columbus-Tupelo, Miss., NBC-ABC-Ion affiliate owned by Heartland Media promotes its director of sales to succeed the retiring Jerry Jones.

DMA 88: CHAMPAIGN-SPRINGFIELD, IL

Sharon Rachal Named GM Of WCIA-WCIX

The veteran broadcasting and sales executive will lead Nexstar’s CBS-MNT duopoly in Champaign-Springfield, Ill.

DMA 7: WASHINGTON

Andrew Wyatt Adds WDCW To Responsibilities

Nexstar gives him responsibility for WDCW Washington in addition to his existing role as VP-GM of WDVM Hagerstown, Md.

DMAS 50 & 94

Gray Names Two New GMs In Louisiana

The station group promotes Ronna Corrente and Joe Sciortino to lead its New Orleans Fox and Baton Rouge CBS affiliates.