The Louisiana native and longtime sales management executive is tapped by Nexstar to lead its Lafayette, La., CBS affiliate.
He will succeed the retiring Mike Barras as head of the CBS affiliate in Lafayette, La.
Barras, who started working at the station in 1961 as a cameraman, has served as GM of the CBS affiliate since 2001. He plans to serve as a senior advisor to KLFY through June 2014.
The Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (or LITE) Center, has lit a digital fire under media properties in Lafayette, La., where a new paywall at Gannett’s Daily Advertiser, some weather apps at KATC and lots of social media are livening up the local online competition.