Gray-owned WALB Albany, Ga., found itself at the center of one of the coronavirus’ earliest and unlikeliest hotspots in rural Georgia. Its news coverage is tackling the virus’ ravages on both the community’s health and its fragile, poverty-laden economy. (Photo: Phoebe Putney Health System)
He will step down as head of Raycom’s ABC-NBC affiliate in Albany, Ga., at the end of this year. The station’s general sales manager, Bruce Austin, will succeed him.
Michael Leach joins from WXII-WCWG Winston-Salem, N.C., to lead marketing and audience development at Raycom’s NBC-ABC affiliate in Albany, Ga.
It installs news content directors at WMBF Myrtle Beach, S.C.; WALB Albany, Ga.; and KAIT Jonesboro, Ark.