John Christianson has been named executive vice president of Lilly Broadcasting’s Eastern Division and general manager of One Caribbean Television. Christianson was replaced as GM of Lilly’s Toledo ABC affiliate WTVG by Peter Veto who was director of sales and national sales manager for both WTVG and WJRT Flint, Mich..
SJL Broadcasting, which officially takes over WJRT Flint and WTVG Toledo tomorrow, is replacing the stations’ longtime general managers, Tom Bryson and David Zamichow. Both executives have opted to leave on their own, says SJL President George Lilly, and both replacements come from within the extended Lilly family. WJRT’s new GM is Peter Veto; WTVG’s is John Christianson.