CBS News and Stations moves him up from vice president and director of sales and marketing to oversee the CW affiliate.
The CBS Television Stations executive returns to Bay Area following nine years in Sacramento to oversee KPIX and KBCW, plus KSTW Seattle. He succeeds the retiring Bruno Cohen.
The long-time TV news and management executive has served as president and general manager of CBS Television Stations’ properties in San Francisco since 2012.
WGN’s GM, Marty Wilke, is moving over to CBS O&O WBBM, succeeding Bruno Cohen, who is taking over the GM slot for CBS’s San Francisco duopoly, plus its KSTW Seattle. Cohen succeeds Ron Longinotti, who is leaving the company.
Three of the group’s stations will participate in the Mobile Content Venture’s Dyle service and its KSTW Seattle is joining the Mobile500 Alliance.