Bonten’s 29-year veteran David Caldwell will oversee KTXS and KTES-LP Abilene and KTXE San Angelo following the death of Bud Brown.
The head of Bonten Media’s ABC affiliate in Abilene, Texas, was also VP-GM of Bonten’s ABC affiliate KTXE-LP San Angelo, Texas. Previously, he was VP-GM of WWL New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
Bud Brown, the former GM of WWL New Orleans, will run the group’s two ABC and one CW affiliates KTXS, KTES and KTXE.
The Bonten ABC affiliates in Abilene and San Angelo, Texas, launched the upgraded broadcasts yesterday. Panasonic, Bitcentral and Grass Valley are among the equipment suppliers.