Kenny Plotnik Out As WBTS News Director

Kenny Plotnik, the news director of NBC’s Boston O&O, is stepping down. The station staff got the word from NBC Boston’s president, Mike St. Peter, who said the local NBC affiliate’s news operation had come to a “fork in the road” under Plotnik, but the parting is “amicable.” St. Peter also insisted the change has nothing to do with the station’s ratings, which have been mostly moribund since NBC dumped WHDH to go its own way over a year ago.


WABC’s Kenny Plotnik Leaving After 25 Years

WABC News Director Kenny Plotnik, under whose hand the ABC New York O&O has become the dominant player in local news, will be leaving at the end of this week.