Mike Wright, the general manager of Gray Television’s CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas, has resigned. His last day at the station was Thursday, Oct. 4.
A Texas man who spent nearly three months on the run is due in federal court Friday after he allegedly threatened to split open the skull of a TV station manager and burn the building to the ground. Jason Eric Bewley, who was arrested in North Carolina, is facing two charges of transmitting threats through interstate communications after prosecutors say he harassed General Manager Mike Wright of KBTX, a Gray-owned CBS affiliate in Bryan, Texas.
KWTX general manager Robert Bunch has announced he will retire from Gray Television’s CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas at the end of the year. Mike Wright, the GM at co-owned KBTX College Station, Texas, add oversight of KWTX to his duties.