The station group taps former Telemundo Boston executive Alexander von Lichtenberg to lead its Fox affiliate WFFF, WVNY and MyChamplainValley.com.
Veteran broadcasting executive Craig Marrs will lead WFFF, WVNY and MyChamplainValley.com.
Cordillera Communications’ Montana Group is searching for a president and general manager for its CBS affiliate KTVQ in Billings, Mont. And Nexstar Broadcasting is on the hunt for vice presidents/general managers in Roanoke, Va., (and Burlington, Vt. To see all job openings on TVNewsCheck, click here.
The ratings service’s latest TV station customer is Nexstar’s Fox affiliate.
The 23-Year broadcast executive and New England Native will lead WFFF Burlington and oversee the operating agreement for Mission Broadcasting’s WVNY.
The $16.9 million purchase of WFFF and WVNY announced last year has closed.
Newsy Ramps Up For 24/7 News
It’s buying KGPE Fresno and KGET/KKEY-LP Bakersfield, both California, from Newport for $35.4 million and, in a separate deal with Mission Broadcasting, is buying WFFF and WVNY Burlington, Vt.
In Vermont, a state where town hall meetings have held an honored place for 200 years, social media seems like a natural fit. After Tropical Storm Irene cut a swath of devestation through the region earlier this year, Burlington media used Facebook and Twitter to get info out to the community.