Harper moves from WHBQ Memphis to lead Gray’s CBS affiliate in North Carolina, while Crawford is promoted to the new position of WBTV station manager.
Sinclair Broadcast Group promoted Todd Bernstein to station manager of its ABC affiliate WJLA Washington and cable news channel WJLA-24/7. Bernstein, who is currently the station’s director of sales, will continue reporting to Senior Vice President and General Manager William Fanshawe, who said: “As director of sales, Todd has done an outstanding job leading the department. With over twenty-five […]
Gray Television today promoted Micheal Smith to the newly created position of station manager for Gray’s independent WPCH Atlanta (“PeachtreeTV”). For the past several years, he has been the marketing manager for both WPCH and co-owned CBS affiliate WGCL. Smith has been in the broadcast arena for more than 25 years in both radio and […]
Gray Television today promoted Patience Hettrick to station manager of WGGB (ABC) and WSHM-LD (CBS) in Springfield, Mass., effective immediately. Since March 2015, she has been news director of the two stations. She has spent the majority of her career at WFSB Hartford, Conn., including as assistant news director. Hettrick will retain her news director […]
CBS News and Stations moves him up from vice president and director of sales and marketing to oversee the CW affiliate.
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, […]
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: […]
Meredith gets Stephen Watt from KSHB Kansas City to fill the sales/management post at its NBC affiliate in Nashville.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Tom Burke is promoted from senior account executive at the Minneapolis CW affiliate.
Gannett brings in Bill Lancaster from WFMY Greensboro, N.C., to head sales at its Jacksonville, Fla., NBC-ABC duopoly.
The promotion is effective Oct. 13 and comes after serving as head of news at the San Diego ABC affiliate since 2009.
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 […]
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 […]
The former exec from WJCL-WTGS Savannah, Ga., will head Coastal Television Broadcasting’s Anchorage operations.
Dianne Doctor is named VP and station manager of WWOR and is succeeded as news director of WNYW by Byron Harmon.
John Harris is leaving WAOW-WYOW after two years as station manager for the Quincy Broadcasting duopoly in Wausau, Wis.