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.
The management, marketing and sales executive is chosen to oversee the Scripps ABC affiliate beginning today.
The veteran media executive returns to the Central Valley to lead the group’s KSEE (NBC), KGPE (CBS) duopoly and YourCentralValley.com.
The 35-year local broadcast veteran to lead the group’s WFLA-WTTA duopoly and WFLA.com.
The former Discovery digital executive will oversee local programming operations at the flagship public broadcasting station in the nation’s capital.
The former GM of general manager of WPMI-WJTC Mobile, Ala., is chosen by Nexstar to lead its NBC affiliate and digital operations in Des Moines, Iowa.
He moves from WKBW Buffalo, N.Y., where he was also general manager, to oversee WKEF and WRGT.
He moves from WSMV Nashville to succeed Bill Lamb as head of the Fox-CW duopoly in Kentucky.
Nexstar picks the veteran Dallas-Ft. Worth broadcaster to lead its newly acquired CW affiliate there.
Scripps chooses the general manager of its KSBY San Luis Obispo, Calif., to lead its duopoly in Kansas City.
Fox Television Stations moves him from its WTTG-WDCA Washington to lead its WJZY-WMYT combo in North Carolina.
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.”
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.
Cox promotes her from VP of corporate sales to lead its Fox affiliate in Memphis.
The former head of WTXL Tallahassee, Fla., will oversee the group’s NBC affiliate in Johnstown, Pa.
ABC’s Houston O&O chooses its VP of news to succeed Henry Florsheim who retired in July.
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 […]
He joins from Cox Media Group in Jacksonville, Fla. to oversee Lockwood Broadcast Group’s ABC affiliate in Kansas.
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.
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.
The Dispatch Broadcast Group executive will make the move once the sale of its stations to Tegna closes. He will be succeeded as president-GM of WTHR Indianapolis by Michael Brouder.
The veteran sales and Marketing Executive is promoted from sales director to lead ABC affiliate WTEN and oversee Nexstar’s JSA with Fox affil WXXA. He succeeds Ron Romines who was promoted to Nexstar SVP and regional manager.
The head of the group’s WOFL-WRBW Orlando and WOGX Gainesville has resigned to devote herself to a “family situation.”