The new WCAU-WWSI facility, set for a grand opening sometime this fall, is IP-centric and is designed to not only give the two stations a more efficient space with a common technology infrastructure, but to give their personnel new flexibility in creating content for today’s multiplatform world.
Williams, who along with WCAU President-GM Ric Harris forms the almost unheard-of big-city pairing of African Americans in those influential positions, made news this past spring when NBC10’s 11 p.m. broadcast was the most-watched late newscast among adults in the coveted 25 to 54 age demographic this past May.
NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations chooses the GM of its WVIT Hartford, Conn., to succeed Eric Lerner at the helm of its Philadelphia stations.
The Hartford O&O’s VP of sales is promoted to succeed David Doebler who became GM of WMAQ Chicago in March. His 25-year career in media includes a five-year stint as GM of Scripps’ WEWS Cleveland in the early 2000s.