Nexstar Media Group on Tuesday promote Tammy Blumhagen to vice president and general manager of KXMB (CBS), KXMC (CBS), KXMD (CBS), KXMA (CW) and associated digital services, serving Minot, Bismarck, Dickinson and Williston, N.D. (DMA 146). Prior to her promotion, she most recently was director of sales at Nexstar’s central and western North Dakota television and […]
The Wisconsin media executive returns to Sinclair’s Fox affiliate in Madison where he worked earlier in his career.
Hearst chooses its regional news director to fill the top management role at its ABC affiliate in Albuquerque, N.M., succeeding Mary Lynn Roper.
The head of Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Ala., caps a nearly five-decade broadcasting career, including 18 years with Hearst.
The Tegna VP also oversees the groups other seven stations in Texas. He succeeds the retiring Dan Robbins.
Nexstar chooses the former NBC television and marketing executive to lead its Lansing, Mich., CBS affiliate’s TV and digital operations.
The station group names Steve Carter president-GM of KGW Portland, while Mark Cornetta adds to his corporate role to lead KUSA Denver.
After more than 40 years in broadcasting, Dan Robbins will step down as head of Tegna’s ABC affiliate in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the end of the year.
Scripps moves him from KGUN-KWBA Tucson, Ariz., to lead its ABC affiliate in San Diego beginning next month.
After serving as VP-sales director at KTVU-KICU for the past four years, she is tapped to succeed Gregg Kelley as leader of the Fox-independent duopoly.
The local television news veteran and former WAGA Atlanta news director will succeed Kieran Clarke as VP-GM in Charlotte of WJZY and WMYT.
The sales director of KPHO-KTVK is tapped to succeed Ed Munson who retired last month.
Mike Wright, the general manager of Gray Television’s CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas, has resigned. His last day at the station was Thursday, Oct. 4.
The veteran Fox Television Stations exec will step down at the end of the month after 28 years with the company.
He is tapped to succeed the retiring Jerry Watson. McKernan will continue as head of the group’s KWWL Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, Iowa.
The station management veteran is moving from the GM post at WLNS Lansing, Mich., to lead WWLP (NBC), EWLP (CW) and WWLP.com.
The station group promotes him from financial controller at KCBS-KCAL Los Angeles to lead its CBS-CW duopoly in the state capital.
Raycom is moving him from VP-GM of KXXV Waco, Texas, to lead its CBS affiliate in Tucson, Ariz.
He will step down as head of Raycom’s ABC-NBC affiliate in Albany, Ga., at the end of this year. The station’s general sales manager, Bruce Austin, will succeed him.
Larry Wert, president of Tribune Media’s local broadcasting operations, calls the departure of the longtime leader of KTVI (Fox) and KPLR (CW) in St. Louis “a big loss for Tribune and the stations.”
The NBC-CW affiliate makes the position permanent after he has served as interim head of the University of Missouri-owned station since last November.
Nexstar Media Group on Monday appointed Andrew Wyatt vice president and general manager of WDVM and associated digital services including LocalDVM.com, serving Central and Western Maryland, South Central Pennsylvania, the Eastern panhandle of West Virginia and Northern Virginia (DMA 6). He replaces Hugh Breslin who retired in June after many years of service. Wyatt’s appointment is […]
The station group taps former Telemundo Boston executive Alexander von Lichtenberg to lead its Fox affiliate WFFF, WVNY and MyChamplainValley.com.
The former GM of WCTI New Bern, N.C., takes over leadership of the Rochester, N.Y., NBC affiliate on July 23.
After 40 years in broadcast TV, he will step down as head of Meredith’s Phoenix duopoly on Sept. 7. A search is underway for his successor.
Tegna taps the KUSA executive to succeed the retiring Susan McEldoon as head of its CBS affiliate in Houston next year.
Each of these four individuals succeeds a regional VP-GM who, until now, have been running a local station as well as overseeing additional Gray television stations. The former RVPs will now oversee Gray television stations on a full-time basis in the new position of television vice presidents.
Tegna moves him up from sales director at KENS San Antonio to run its CBS affiliate in Arkansas.
Citadel promotes him from station manager to the top slot at its Sarasota operation.
TV station exec Mark Pimentel will lead News-Press Gazette’s TV and radio stations including KRDO and KTLO.
Raycom chooses the former GM of WDKY Lexington, Ky., to succeed Lee Meredith at its CBS affiliate in Baton Rouge, La.
CBS picks the former GM of WHEC Rochester, N.Y., to succeed the retired Marty Wilke as head of its Chicago O&O.
Sinclair moves him from GSM in Omaha, Neb., to lead its NBC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio.
The company promotes her from EVP, sales and marketing, of Disney|ABC’s consolidated advertising sales group.
Scripps picks the sales director of its WFTX Fort Myers, Fla., to lead its NBC-MNT duopoly in Green Bay, Wis.
He moves from SVP of ABC news programs, news gathering and special events to take over the top spot at the San Francisco O&O.
She joined the Lexington, Ky. Fox affiliate in 1995 and has been local sales manager since 2013.
It’s a return for the Raycom station’s new leader who was news director there from 2008 to 2015.
Meredith promotes the news director at its Springfield, Mass., station that airs CBS, ABC and Fox programming and is branded as Western Mass News.
She joined Meredith’s Connecticut CBS affiliate as an intern in 1995 and rose to become news director in 2006. She succeeds Klarn DePalma.