Ofelia Castiblanco Named WPIX Station Manager

Mission Broadcasting has promoted Ofelia Castiblanco to station manager and community affairs director of its newly acquired WPIX New York. This comes on the heels of Mission’s acquisition of the station from E.W. Scripps Co. on Dec. 30, 2020. Castiblanco became the station’s community affairs director in January 2020. Just prior to joining the station, […]

DMA 174: QUINCY, IL

Sinclair Names Tige Jones KHQA Station Manager; Ups Rick Lipps To Oversee Market

Sinclair Broadcast Group has appointed Tige Jones station manager of its CBS affiliate KHQA Quincy, Ill. (DMA 174). In addition, Rick Lipps, currently general manager of Sinclair’s Champaign/Springfield/Decatur, Ill., properties, will now expand his territory to oversee the Quincy, market. In making the announcement, Rob Weisbord, Sinclair president of local news and marketing services, said: […]

DMA 27: NASHVILLE

WSMV Names Sales Director/Station Manager

Meredith gets Stephen Watt from KSHB Kansas City to fill the sales/management post at its NBC affiliate in Nashville.

DMA 5: DALLAS

Tegna Promotions In Dallas, Austin, San Antonio

The Dallas ABC affiliate’s current GM Brad Ramsey becomes Tegna senior vice president and Carolyn Mungo, executive news director is promoted to VP-station manager.

DMAS 12, 22 & 39

Meredith Makes Station Manager Promotions In Phoenix, Portland, Las Vegas

Meredith Corp. on Monday announced new station manager roles and responsibilities at its television stations in Phoenix; Portland, Ore.; and Las Vegas. They are: Blanca Esparza Pap is promoted to station manager at independent-CBS duopoly of KTVK-KPHO in Phoenix. She was most recently marketing director and a key architect of the Arizona’s Family brand, the […]

DMA 9: BOSTON

Chris Wayland Named WBTS-WNEU-NECN Station Manager

NBCU today appointed Chris Wayland senior vice president and station manager of its Boston (DMA 9) properties: WBTS (NBC), WNEU (Telemundo) and cable channel NECN. He will oversee the sales, finance, marketing, and digital departments for all three. He will report to Mike St. Peter, president-GM of the three. Wayland joins NBCUniversal’s Boston stations from […]

DMA 10: ATLANTA

WGCL-WPCH Ups Jeff Holub To Station Manager

WGCL (CBS) and WPCH (independent), Meredith Corp.’s duopoly in Atlanta (DMA 10), on Wednesday promoted Jeff Holub to station manager, effective immediately. Holub most recently served as creative services director, overseeing all marketing, promotions, and production activities. As station manager, Holub will work with VP-GM Lyle Banks toward the continued creation and execution of strategic […]

DMA 29: SAN DIEGO

Denise McManus Named KUSI Station Manager

Media executive Denise McManus has joined independent KUSI San Diego (DMA 29) as vice president and station manager. McManus has extensive executive broadcast experience in multiple television markets with expertise in station and sales management, client and revenue development as well as local programming and content development across multiple media platforms. Most recently, she was […]

DMA 5

CBS Names Parquet-Taylor Dallas Station Manager

Andrea Parquet-Taylor on Monday was promoted to vice president and station manager of CBS-owned KTVT (CBS) and KTXA (independent) in Dallas-Fort Worth (DMA 5). The announcement was made today by Peter Dunn, President, CBS Television Stations, and Gary Schneider, President and General Manager, CBS 11 and TXA 21. Parquet-Taylor will report to Gary Schneider, the […]

DMA 90 & 170

McKernan, Huff Promoted At Quincy Media

Jim McKernan, GM of KWWL Cedar Rapids, Iowa, adds oversight of the group’s Quincy, Ill., TV and radio stations, while KWWL’s general sales manager, John Huff, becomes station manager.

DMA 15: MINNEAPOLIS

Sinclair Ups Burke To WUCW Station Manager

Tom Burke is promoted from senior account executive at the Minneapolis CW affiliate.

DMA 48 (JACKSONVILLE, FL)

WTLV-WJXX Names Lancaster Station Mgr.

Gannett brings in Bill Lancaster from WFMY Greensboro, N.C., to head sales at its Jacksonville, Fla., NBC-ABC duopoly.

DMA 28 (SAN DIEGO)

KGTV Ups ND Joel Davis To Station Mgr.

The promotion is effective Oct. 13 and comes after serving as head of news at the San Diego ABC affiliate since 2009.

DMA 13 (SEATTLE)

KING Ups Rose To Station Mgr., Xydis To Sales Dir.

Gannett NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) has promoted Jim Rose to VP-station manager.  The promotion takes place in a restructure of leadership that includes the promotion of Jason Xydis to director of sales, succeeding Rose. Rose will continue to report to Ray Heacox, the station’s general manager, and will assume responsibilities for sales, local […]

DMA 19 (CLEVELAND, OH)

Micki Byrnes New WKYC VP-Station Manager

DMA 28 (SAN DIEGO)

Scott Heath Named KSWB Station Manager

Tribune Broadcasting today named Scott Heath VP-station manager of its Fox affiliate KSWB San Diego (DMA 28), effective immediately.  Heath will be responsible for all day-to-day operations of the station and will report directly to regional president-GM Don Corsini, who oversees KSWB. Heath joined KSWB in 1986 as an account executive and, over the course […]

DMA 146 (ANCHORAGE, AK)

Dave German Named KTBY Station Manager

The former exec from WJCL-WTGS Savannah, Ga., will head Coastal Television Broadcasting’s Anchorage operations.

DMA 1 (NEW YORK)

Fox Makes Exec Moves At WWOR, WNYW

Dianne Doctor is named VP and station manager of WWOR and is succeeded as news director of WNYW by Byron Harmon.

DMA 134 (WAUSAU-RHINELANDER, WI)

WAOW-WYOW Station Mgr. Harris Leaving

John Harris is leaving WAOW-WYOW after two years as station manager for the Quincy Broadcasting duopoly in Wausau, Wis.