Following the resignation of SVP-Local Media Tim Ingram, 10 individuals have been promoted to oversee operations as regional VP/general managers.
Back in the 1960s, WLBT in Jackson, Miss., had its license revoked after it actively promoted segregation, encouraged viewers to defy the government, break the law and mistreat their fellow human beings. Today, WLBT is an example of how to do race relations right, reflecting the needs, interests and employee makeup of a largely African American community. Its current owner, Gray Television, has just created the Gray Media Training Center to develop fully trained, highly qualified minority graduates for Gray’s stations in 113 markets.
Raycom is moving the GM of its WMBF Myrtle Beach, S.C., to succeed the retiring Dan Modisett at the helm of its Jackson, Miss., NBC affil beginning in January.