DMA 146: MINOT-BISMARCK-DICKINSON-WILLISTON, ND

Tammy Blumhagen Named Nexstar’s North Dakota GM

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 […]

DMA 86: MADISON, WI

WMSN Taps Eric Krieghoff For GM Slot

The Wisconsin media executive returns to Sinclair’s Fox affiliate in Madison where he worked earlier in his career.

DMA 47: ALBUQUERQUE, NM

Lori Waldon Promoted To KOAT President-GM

Hearst chooses its regional news director to fill the top management role at its ABC affiliate in Albuquerque, N.M., succeeding Mary Lynn Roper.

DMA 43: BIRMINGHAM, AL

Hank Price To Retire As WVTM President-GM

The head of Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Ala., caps a nearly five-decade broadcasting career, including 18 years with Hearst.

DMA 127: CORPUS CHRISTI, TX

Bruce Cummings Named KIII GM

The Tegna VP also oversees the groups other seven stations in Texas. He succeeds the retiring Dan Robbins.

DMA 110: LANSING, MI

Scot Chastain Named VP-GM Of WLNS

Nexstar chooses the former NBC television and marketing executive to lead its Lansing, Mich., CBS affiliate’s TV and digital operations.

DMAS 17 & 22

Tegna Appoints GMs In Portland, Denver

The station group names Steve Carter president-GM of KGW Portland, while  Mark Cornetta adds to his corporate role to lead KUSA Denver.

DMA 128: CORPUS CHRISTI, TX

KIII GM Robbins Announces Retirement Plans

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.

DMA 29: SAN DIEGO

Leon Clark New VP-GM Of KGTV San Diego

Scripps moves him from KGUN-KWBA Tucson, Ariz., to lead its ABC affiliate in San Diego beginning next month.

DMA 8: SAN FRANCISCO

Mellynda Hartel New Fox San Francisco GM

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.

DMA 23: CHARLOTTE, NC

Mike McClain Is Fox’s New Charlotte GM

The local television news veteran and former WAGA Atlanta news director will succeed Kieran Clarke as VP-GM in Charlotte of WJZY and WMYT.

DMA 12: PHOENIX

Meredith Ups Kevin James To Phoenix Duopoly GM

The sales director of KPHO-KTVK is tapped to succeed Ed Munson who retired last month.

DMA 89: WACO, TX

KBTX General Manager Mike Wright Resigns

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.

DMA 8: SAN FRANCISCO

Gregg Kelley To Retire As KTVU-KICU GM

The veteran Fox Television Stations exec will step down at the end of the month after 28 years with the company.

Quincy Names Jim McKernan Regional VP

He is tapped to succeed the retiring Jerry Watson. McKernan will continue as head of the group’s KWWL Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, Iowa.

DMA 108: SPRINGFIELD, MA

Nexstar Ups Robert Simone To WWLP GM

The station management veteran is moving from the GM post at WLNS Lansing, Mich., to lead WWLP (NBC), EWLP (CW) and WWLP.com.

DMA 20

CBS Names Justin Draper VP-GM In Sacramento

The station group promotes him from financial controller at KCBS-KCAL Los Angeles to lead its CBS-CW duopoly in the state capital.

DMA 65: TUCSON, AZ

Eric Duncan Named VP-GM Of KOLD

Raycom is moving him from VP-GM of KXXV Waco, Texas, to lead its CBS affiliate in Tucson, Ariz.

DMA 154: ALBANY, GA

WALB GM Jim Wilcox Announces Retirement

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.

DMA 21: ST. LOUIS

KTVI GM Spencer Koch Retiring After 23 Years

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.”

DMA 135: COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY, MO

Matt Garrett Named KOMU General Manager

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.

DMA 6: WASHINGTON

Nexstar Names Andrew Wyatt Hagerstown GM

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 […]

DMA 97

Nexstar Names New GM In Burlington, Vt.

The station group taps former Telemundo Boston executive Alexander von Lichtenberg to lead its Fox affiliate WFFF, WVNY and MyChamplainValley.com.

DMA 76: ROCHESTER, NY

Hubbard Names Richard Reingold WHEC VP-GM

The former GM of WCTI New Bern, N.C., takes over leadership of the Rochester, N.Y., NBC affiliate on July 23.

DMA 11: PHOENIX

KPHO-KTVK GM Ed Munson To Retire

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.

DMA 7: HOUSTON

Bobby Springer To Become KHOU VP-GM

Tegna taps the KUSA executive to succeed the retiring Susan McEldoon as head of its CBS affiliate in Houston next year.

Gray Names New GMs And TV VPs

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.

DMA 58

Marty Schack New GM At KTHV Little Rock

Tegna moves him up from sales director at KENS San Antonio to run its CBS affiliate in Arkansas.

DMA 13: SARASOTA, FL

Charles Cusimano New WSNN VP-GM

Citadel promotes him from station manager to the top slot at its Sarasota operation.

DMA 87

NPG Names Pimentel GM in Colorado Springs

TV station exec Mark Pimentel will lead News-Press Gazette’s TV and radio stations including KRDO and KTLO.

DMA 94: BATON ROUGE, LA

WAFB Names Ronna Corrente VP-GM

Raycom chooses the former GM of WDKY Lexington, Ky., to succeed Lee Meredith at its CBS affiliate in Baton Rouge, La.

DMA 3

Derek Dalton Named GM Of WBBM Chicago

CBS picks the former GM of WHEC Rochester, N.Y., to succeed the retired Marty Wilke as head of its Chicago O&O.

DMA 78: TOLEDO, OH

James Hanning Upped To GM At WNWO

Sinclair moves him from GSM in Omaha, Neb., to lead its NBC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio.

DMA 1: NEW YORK

ABC Taps O’Connell As WABC New York GM

The company promotes her from EVP, sales and marketing, of Disney|ABC’s consolidated advertising sales group.

DMA 69: GREEN BAY, WI

Joe Antonelli Named VP-GM Of WGBA-WACY

Scripps picks the sales director of its WFTX Fort Myers, Fla., to lead its NBC-MNT duopoly in Green Bay, Wis.

DMA 8: SAN FRANCISCO

Tom Cibrowski Named GM Of ABC’s KGO

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.

DMA 63: LEXINGTON, KY

Sinclair Ups Jennifer Rieffer To WDKY GM

She joined the Lexington, Ky. Fox affiliate in 1995 and has been local sales manager since 2013.

DMA 182

Hatton Weeks Named KAIT Jonesboro VP-GM

It’s a return for the Raycom station’s new leader who was news director there from 2008 to 2015.

DMA 116: SPRINGFIELD-HOLYOKE, MA

John Hesslein Upped To WGGB VP-GM

Meredith promotes the news director at its Springfield, Mass., station that airs CBS, ABC and Fox programming and is branded as Western Mass News.

DMA 32

Dana Neves Is New WFSB Hartford VP-GM

She joined Meredith’s Connecticut CBS affiliate as an intern in 1995 and rose to become news director in 2006. She succeeds Klarn DePalma.