DMA 24: PITTSBURGH

Sinclair Ups Richard Cook To GM In Pittsburgh

The sales director of the group’s Pittsburgh Fox-MNT duopoly is taking over from Jim Lapiana.

DMA 49: GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Dan Baylog Named WZZM President-GM

Tegna moves its programming and research veteran to succeed Janet Mason as head of its ABC affiliate in Grand Rapids, Mich.

DMA 11: TAMPA, FL

Tegna Ups Kari Jacobs To WTSP President-GM

The station group moves the head of its WVEC Norfolk, Va., to oversee its CBS affiliate in Tampa.

DMA 99: SOUTH BEND, IN

Sinclair Ups Brian Dodge To WSBT GM

The group owner moves him from digital sales manager in Pensacola-Mobile to lead its CBS-Fox affiliate in South Bend, Ind.

DMA 2: LOS ANGELES

Bill Lamb Named VP-GM Of Fox’s L.A. Duopoly

The former Block Communications executive succeeds Bob Cook who has been tapped to head first-run distribution for Fox Television Stations.

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Miami Remembers Bob Leider

The former EVP and GM of WSVN Miami oversaw the Sunbeam Television station’s switch from an NBC affiliate to an independent station that became South Florida’s news leader.

DMA 14: DETROIT

Easterly In For Renda As WJBK VP-GM

Former Tribune exec Greg Easterly will succeed the retiring Mike Renda as head of Fox’s O&O in Detroit at the end of the month.

DMA 48: LOUISVILLE, KY

Bill Lamb, WDRB GM, Is Leaving

In a Tuesday email to an editorial advisory board that was obtained by the Courier Journal, Lamb wrote he is leaving the Louisville, Ky., Fox affiliate on July 5 and heading to an unnamed station in a “top 10 market.”

DMA 2: LOS ANGELES

Jay Howell Named KCBS-KCAL President-GM

The long-time TV station exec is moving from CBS-owned KDKA-WPCW in Pittsburgh to succeed the retiring Steve Mauldin as head of the group’s Los Angeles duopoly.

DMAS 181 & 189

Gray Sets New Roles For Tim Coles, Kathy Silk

Tim Coles becomes the new general manager/general sales manager of WBKO Bowling Green, Ky., and is succeed as head of KMVT-KSVT Twin Falls, Idaho, by Kathy Silk, who also continues as GM of KNIN Boise, Idaho.

DMA 44: NORFOLK, VA

WTVZ Names John W. Miller Jr. General Manager

The former Cumulus Media political sales director is tapped to lead Sinclair’s MNT affiliate in Norfolk, Va.

DMAS 88 & 154

Quincy Names GMs In Paducah, Rochester

Charlie Grisham to lead WSIL in Paducah, Ky.-Cape Girardeau, Mo.-Harrisburg, Ill., while Bryce Caldwell will head KTTC in Rochester, Minn.

DMA 49: GRAND RAPIDS, MI

WZZM President-GM Janet Mason To Retire

She began her career as part of the first wave of women TV newscasters in the 1970s and rose through the ranks to news director and into management.

DMA 38: GREENVILLE, SC

Charlie Henrich Jr. Named WHNS VP-GM

The former GM of KMEG-KPTH Sioux City, Iowa, is picked to oversee Meredith’s Fox affiliate in Greenville, S.C., succeeding Les Vann.

DMA 44: NORFOLK, VA

WSKY Norfolk Ups Kathy Yevak To GM

Lockwood Broadcast Group promotes her from general sales manager to oversee the Virginia independent station.

DMA 33: HARTFORD, CT

Diane Hannes Named GM Of WVIT-WRDM

NBCU promotes the creative services VP of its Chicago duopoly to lead its NBC-Telemundo stations in Hartford, Conn.

DMA 60: KNOXVILLE, TN

Neal Davis Tapped To Be WTNZ-WKNX GM

Lockwood Broadcast Group is moving him from Wichita, Kan., to lead its Fox-indie duopoly in Knoxville, Tenn.

DMA 31: SAN ANTONIO

Robert Sarabia Named GM Of Telemundo’s KVDA

Telemundo promotes the VP of sales at its KTMD Houston to oversee its San Antonio outlet.

DMA 183: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA

John Cochrane Named Lockwood Charlottesville GM

Lockwood Broadcast Group has appointed John Cochrane the new general manager of WCAV (CBS-Fox)-WVAW-LD (ABC)-WAHU-CD (dark) in Charlottesville, Va. (DMA 183), effective on the close of the stations’ purchase from Gray Television for $25 million, anticipated to be in the second quarter of 2019. Cochrane is currently GM of Lockwood’s WSKY Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, Va. He […]

DMA 2: LOS ANGELES

KCBS-KCAL GM Steve Mauldin To Retire

The television executive with a 40-plus year career has served as president and general manager of CBS Television Stations’ properties in Los Angeles since 2009.

DMA 122: BAKERSFIELD, CA

Jim Doty Tapped To Lead KERO Bakersfield

Scripps chooses the local TV sales and management veteran to lead its California ABC affiliate.

DMA 84: PORTLAND, ME

Sinclair Ups Susan Walther To GM In Portland, ME

The former general sales manager will now oversee the group’s CBS affiliate, WGME, as well as the market’s Fox affiliate, WPFO, with which Sinclair has a joint sales agreement.

DMA 17: DENVER

Tatiana Argüello Named GM Of KDEN

After starting her broadcast career at the Denver Telemundo outlet 18 years ago, she moves from director of local and regional sales for the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations to lead KDEN.

DMAS 20, 30 & 54

Telemundo Names Suárez GM Of 3 Stations

After spearheading the group’s KVDA San Antonio’s transformation to a multiplatform local TV news operation, Telemundo taps veteran broadcaster José Suárez to lead its stations in Fresno, Sacramento and Salt Lake City.

DMA 7: HOUSTON

KTRK GM Henry Florsheim To Retire

After 34 years with various ABC-owned television stations, KTRK Houston‘s general manager, Henry Florsheim, is retiring on July 1. He made the announcement earlier this week in an email to the staff.

DMA 29: SAN DIEGO

Todd Mokhtari Named GM Of KNSD-KUAN

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations moves the VP of news at its KNBC Los Angeles to oversee its NBC-Telemundo duopoly in San Diego.

DMA 95: MYRTLE BEACH, SC

Jeffrey McCallister Named WFXB VP-GM

The former WTVZ Norfolk, Va., GM is tapped to lead Bahakel’s Fox affiliate in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

DMA 56: RICHMOND, VA

Jennifer Hansen Named GM Of WRLH Richmond

The former Disney exec is chosen to lead Sinclair’s Fox-MNT affiliate in Virginia’s capital.

DMAS 178 & 199

Gray Names GMs For New Stations

Gray Television today announced appointments of two new leaders for the television stations it is acquiring from United Communications. With this announcement, Gray fills both open positions with managers who have experience in small and mid-size television markets. In Watertown, N.Y. (DMA 178), Gray appointed Eric Krebs as the GM of WWNY (CBS) and WNYF-CD […]

DMA 73: TUCSON, AZ

Kara McNeely Named GM of KGUN-KWBA Tucson

Kara McNeely moves from VP of brand strategy at KABC Los Angeles to run the Scripps ABC-CW duopoly in Tucson, Ariz., succeeding Leon Clark.

DMA 117: FARGO, ND

Gray Names Ike Walker To Lead KVLY Fargo

The NBC-CBS affiliate promotes its news director to fill the GM slot left vacant upon the death of Jim Wareham in December.

DMA 83: CHATTANOOGA, TN

Sinclair Ups Todd Ricke To Chattanooga GM

It moves him to leadership of WTVC (ABC-Fox) and WFLI (CW) from sales director at its CBS affiliate KEYE Austin, Texas.

DMAS 142 & 140

Tegna Names GMs In Odessa, Beaumont

Tim Thomas will lead KWES Midland-Odessa, while Paul Bergen is promoted to oversee KBMT Beaumont.

DMA 105: AUGUSTA, GA

Denise Vickers Named WFXG Augusta GM

She moves to the Lockwood Fox affiliate from WHNT Huntsville, Ala., following its spinoff as part of the Gray-Raycom merger.

DMA 154: ROCHESTER, MN

Marvin Rhodes New GM Of KTTC Rochester, MN

The former head of KEYC Mankato, Minn., will succeed Jerry Watson as leader of Quincy Media’s NBC affiliate and also have oversight of Fox affil KXLT.

DMA 199: MANKATO, MN

KEYC Names Jeffrey Marks Interim GM

The former Gray Television executive succeeds Marvin Rhodes as head of United Communications Corp.’s CBS-Fox affiliate in Mankato, Minn.

DMA 39: LAS VEGAS

KVVU Las Vegas Ups Michael Korr To GM

Meredith promotes him from general sales manager at its Fox affiliate to succeed Todd Brown.

DMA 27: NASHVILLE

René LaSpina Named WSMV Nashville GM

The veteran station manager and former GM of WIVB-WNLO Buffalo, N.Y., is tapped to head up Meredith’s NBC affiliate in Nashville.

DMA 117: FARGO, ND

KVLY Fargo GM Jim Wareham Dies At 67

Prior to his stint leading Gray’s NBC-CBS affiliate in Fargo, he was GM at stations in Michigan, Idaho and Georgia as well as a station manager in Pennsylvania.

DMA 43: BIRMINGHAM, AL

Susana Schuler Named WVTM Birmingham GM

The former Raycom Media executive will succeed Hank Price at Hearst’s NBC affiliate in Alabama.