DMA 23: CHARLOTTE, NC

Mike Lewis Named GM Of Fox Charlotte Duopoly

Fox Television Stations moves him from its WTTG-WDCA Washington to lead its WJZY-WMYT combo in North Carolina.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 40: AUSTIN, TX

KVUE’s Kristie Gonzales, Marketer Turned GM

Kristie Gonzales was recruited by Tegna to be the general manager of its ABC affiliate in Austin, Texas, even though it was to be her first time in the corner office. “They took a chance on me and they believed in me and supported me during my first year,” she says. What helped her land the job? “Be willing to make sacrifices that others are not. Be curious about how people got the job that you want.”

DMA 149: SIOUX CITY, IA

Sinclair Ups Kathan Jager To KPTH GM

The station’s sales executive takes over leadership of the Fox affiliate in Sioux City, Iowa, as well as CBS affil KMEG that it operates under a JSA.

DMA 51: MEMPHIS

Michelle Harper Named WHBQ Memphis GM

Cox promotes her from VP of corporate sales to lead its Fox affiliate in Memphis.

DMA 106: JOHNSTOWN, PA

Sinclair Hires Jason Wildenstein As WJAC GM

The former head of WTXL Tallahassee, Fla., will oversee the group’s NBC affiliate in Johnstown, Pa.

DMA 7: HOUSTON

KRTK Ups Wendy Granato To President-GM

ABC’s Houston O&O chooses its VP of news to succeed Henry Florsheim who retired in July.

DMA 111: LINCOLN, NE

Kern Dant Named General Manager Of KLKN

Standard Media Group, the proposed buyer of ABC affiliate KLKN Lincoln, Neb. (DMA 111), on Wednesday hired Kern Dant as the station’s new general manager. He will replace Roger Moody, who previously announced his retirement from KLKN, to be effective upon the completion of the station’s sale from Citadel Communications. Deb McDermott, Standard Media CEO, said: “The […]

DMA 76: WICHITA, KS

Mike Rajewski Named GM Of KAKE Wichita

He joins from Cox Media Group in Jacksonville, Fla. to oversee Lockwood Broadcast Group’s ABC affiliate in Kansas.

DMA 52: BUFFALO, NY

WKBW Buffalo Fires GM, Key Sales Staffers

ABC affiliate WKBW Buffalo, N.Y., General Manager Michael Nurse and two prominent members of the station’s sales department were released from their duties Tuesday by a representative of E.W. Scripps Co., the station’s owner.

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

Brandin Stewart Named GM Of KYW-WPSG

He joins from NBC where he was vice president of sales for NBC/Telemundo’s Chicago properties, including WMAQ, WSNS Telemundo Chicago and the company’s Chicago national spot sales office.