DMA 51: MEMPHIS

WHBQ News Director Patti McGettigan Dies

Patti McGettigan, news director of Cox’s Memphis Fox affiliate, died Feb. 16 after a long battle with cancer. McGettigan had beaten the deadly disease twice. She was 53 years old.

DMA 50 (MEMPHIS)

Patti McGettigan New WHBQ News Director

The former news director at WOOD Grand Rapids, Mich., will lead Cox Media Group’s Fox affil in Memphis.

DMA 26 (INDIANAPOLIS)

Sources: WISH Fires ND Patti McGettigan

The LIN CBS affiliate in Indianapolis is without a news director after firing Patti McGettigan on Friday after a 17-year run.