Kimberly Byrd, Ben Oldham and Robert Raff move up in Knoxville, Tenn.; Roanoke, Va; and Myrtle Beach, S.C., respectively.
New jobs posted to TVNewsChexk’s Media Job Center include an opening for vice president-general manager of Nexstar’s ABC affiliate in Knoxville, Tenn., following the retirement of a 39-year broadcast veteran who has been with Nexstar since 2006.
The station group promotes Coby Cooper to lead WATE Knoxville, Tenn., He’s succeeded as GM of WCIA-WCIX Champaign, Ill., by Gary Hackler, the duo’s former sales director.
CW affiliate WBXX Knoxville, Tenn. (DMA 61), is launching a new morning news program. CW20’s Good Day Tennessee will feature local news, weather and traffic, with content provided by ABC affiliate WATE. The program will air weekday mornings from 7 to 9 a.m. and premieres on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. “For the past 3 years, […]
The former general sales manager at the market’s CBS affiliate is moving to the top slot at Young’s ABC affiliate.
Newsy Ramps Up For 24/7 News
The Young Broadcasting Knoxville ABC affiliate will supply Lockwood’s CW affil with a 35-minute newscast seven days a week starting in August.