The news director at the company’s flagship station, WCVB Boston, moves into a corporate role. She succeeds Andrew Vrees, who recently was named GM of Hearst’s WMUR Manchester, N.H.
There’s a new “move it, move it” mandate being preached by the Hearst Boston ABC affiliate’’s top newsroom honcho — but some miffed reporters don’t want to dance along. Paige Harrison, who took over as WCVB’s news director in January, has laid down a harsh edict demanding reporters get expressive during every TV live shot and stand-up.
The long-time Hearst executive to head all news operations at its Boston ABC affiliate, succeeding Andrew Vrees.