WUSA Washington GM Richard Dyer is promoted to senior vice president, adding WLTX Columbia and WFMY Greensboro to his oversight, while Kate Morris is named president and general manager of KPNX Phoenix.
She is promoted from executive news director to succeed Doug Armstrong who is retiring as president and general manager of its KTVB Boise and KTFT Twin Falls.
As the news crew at Tegna’s NBC affiliate KTVB Boise, Idaho, has learned, launching their drone for news coverage can draw a crowd. Executive News Director Kate Morris says this has been a good opportunity to educate the public about the opportunities the new technology offers journalists and assure folks of the TV station’s commitment to ethical journalism and safety. But crowds have also posed challenges. Morris talks about KTVB’s drone efforts.