DMA 7 (BOSTON)

Jim Rogers Named WHDH-WLVI Sales Director

Sunbeam promotes WHDH national sales manager to head sales at the Boston duopoly. He’s succeeded by Charles Shiebler, while Paul Bertoli will head national sales at WLVI.

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Jim Rogers Betting Big On News On KSNV

The owner of the Intermountain West group thinks he has a duty to the viewers in his home town of Las Vegas to provide high-quality local news, and a lot of it. He’s replacing syndicated programming with news on his NBC affiliate as the shows’ contracts expire and by 2016 should have filled just about all the slots with it before primetime starts.

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KSNV Discrimination Suit Takes Odd Turn