Margaret Kreger Ashburn has been assistant news director for the last two years at the Graham Media NBC affiliate in Roanoke, Va.
Julie Wolfe, news director at Tegna’s WHAS Louisville, Ky., has tackled hiring and training new personnel during COVID by leaning on pre-pandemic habits. Those include constantly networking even before newsroom positions open, lots of one-on-one communication with new personnel and building a newsroom culture with a ready embrace of digital tools.
She takes over Feb. 1 at the NBC affiliate in Columbia, Mo., owned by the University of Missouri.
She joins the Hearst NBC affiliate in New Orleans from WPTV West Palm Beach, Fla., where she has been the assistant news director since 2018.
The veteran journalist joins Sinclair’s Baltimore Fox affiliate from WHDH Boston.
Liz Roldan becomes news director, Stuart Boslow is innovation director while Randy Klein is tapped for digital director at Tegna’s CBS Houston affiliate.
The current WABC New York assistant news director will be responsible for leading the on-air and online news operations for the NBC and Telemundo owned stations in Philadelphia.
CBS Television Stations moves Andrea Parquet-Taylor from Dallas to oversee journalism for its Los Angeles broadcast and digital properties.
The 23-year news veteran moves from CBSN Boston to oversee news operations at the O&O.
She’s been with the Scripps ABC affiliate in Waco, Texas, since 2015 as an executive producer, then assistant news director.
The veteran journalist will oversee journalism at Quincy Media’s NBC-ABC affiliate in Peoria, Ill., beginning in December.
The Miami NBC O&O promotes her from assistant news director.
The former WCAU Philadelphia executive producer will lead newsgathering at Tegna’s Fox affiliate in Harrisburg, Pa.
David Jones will lead journalists at WLNE Providence, R.I., while Jennifer Hardy takes over at KLKN Lincoln, Neb.
According to the Los Angeles ABC O&O, Chen is the first Asian American to lead a news department at a network owned television station in the city.
Tegna promotes the content manager of its CBS affiliate in Columbia, S.C., to oversee the department.
The Nexstar Fox affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., has a new owner, new general manager and now a new news director, all since March. I caught up with Casey Clark in the WJZY Charlotte newsroom on Thursday, his second day on the job.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news director in Lincoln, Neb., a market known for its parks, bike trail network and low cost of living.
The Hearst ABC affiliate in Savannah, Ga., promotes its assistant news director to succeed Sinan Sadar who moved into a corporate slot.
Hearst moves her from its WDSU New Orleans to succeed Bruce Barkley at its NBC affiliate in Greenville, S.C.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news director who has vision and passion, with strong oversight and consistent communication with newsroom staff.
The anchor-reporter is leaving Gray Television’s Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati to take over news leadership at Gray’s CBS affil in Clarksburg, W.Va.
Executive News Director Sally Ramirez will leave Tegna’s CBS affil KHOU Houston at the end of the summer, according to an internal memo from President and General Manager Robert Springer.
The assistant news director of Gray’s ABC affiliate in Watertown, N.Y., is taking over from the retiring Scott Atkinson.
Hearst promotes him from assistant news director at its WESH Orlando, Fla., to oversee operations at its Albuquerque, N.M., ABC affiliate.
Meredith promotes him from station manager at its Atlanta duopoly. At the same time WHNS News Director Kelly Boan is move up to station manager.
Mark Farrell, news director of Lockwood Broadcasting’s NBC-ABC-CW affiliate KTEN Sherman-Ada, Okla. (DMA 158), died April 24 following a heart attack. He was 55.
Quincy Media’s NBC-CW affiliate in Rockford, Ill., chooses its assistant news director to succeed Josh Morgan after he’s promoted to station manager.
The veteran Hearst Television journalist is tapped to lead news operations at the group’s NBC affiliate in Monterey-Salinas, Calif.
The veteran news leader returns to Spokane, Wash., after stints in Sacramento, Seattle and Charlotte, N.C.
He joins from WCNC Charlotte, N.C., to lead newsgathering at WGCL and WPCH.
She comes to Austin, Texas, from NBC News in New York to succeed Tim Ryan, who moved to KUSA Denver last year.
The family-owned station group appoints a new GM, VP of news, news director and talent/team development director.
Scripps is bringing her from WFTS Tampa to build a news operation at the Miami CW affiliate from scratch.
The Nexstar independent in Chicago promotes its executive producer to take over the news department following Jennifer Lyons’ move to lead WGN America’s new national primetime News Nation.
The Little Rock, Ark., Tegna CBS affiliate promotes Shayla Teater to news director and Martha Myrick to assistant news director.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a news director in a market renowned for its food, wine, natural beauty and college atmosphere.