Quincy Media promotes him from general sales manager to succeed Carlos Fernandez at its NBC-Fox affiliate in Quincy, Ill. Van Ness will be replaced by Kyle Awerkamp from Quincy’s WSIL Harrisburg, Ill.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, news director, news producers, account executives, MMJs, creative services director, news anchors, and sports journalist in eight different markets.
Quincy Media’s NBC-Fox affiliate WGEM Quincy, Ill. (DMA 174) are once again being carried on Dish Network after a new retransmission agreement was reached.
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.
Quincy Newspapers-owned NBC affiliate WGEM Quincy, Ill. (DMA 171), announced today that its long-time anchor, Les Sachs, plans to retire later this spring, capping a 40-year broadcast news career and 35 years at WGEM. Sachs first came to WGEM in December 1973 to work as a news reporter. He rose through the ranks and held […]