TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Openings In Sales Management, News, Weather

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for sales managers at Nexstar and Cox stations, a morning anchor at a Gray station, and a weather anchor/MSJ at a Standard Media station.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Managing Editor, Account Exec & GSM Openings

New job openings posted to TVNewsCheck‘s Media Job Center include a managing editor position at a network O&O in Los Angeles, an account exec opening in Memphis and a general sales manager opening in Cincinnati.

DMA 51: MEMPHIS

Michelle Harper Named WHBQ Memphis GM

Cox promotes her from VP of corporate sales to lead its Fox affiliate in Memphis.

DMAS 51 & 36

WHBQ Reporter Tony Atkins Moving To WTMJ

DMA 51: MEMPHIS

Arleda James Named WHBQ Director of Sales

Cox taps the former WSOC Charlotte, N.C., local sales manager to head all sales at its Fox affiliate in Memphis.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 51: MEMPHIS

WHBQ Names Newman Creative Services Dir.

Mike Newman joins Cox’s WHBQ Memphis from the group’s ABC affiliate in Orlando, Fla., WFTV, where he was the senior promotions producer.

DMA 51: MEMPHIS, TN

WHBQ Names Adam Henning News Director

He moves to Memphis from West Palm Beach, Fla., where he oversaw news operations for WPEC since 2016.

DMA 51: MEMPHIS

WHBQ News Director Patti McGettigan Dies

Patti McGettigan, news director of Cox’s Memphis Fox affiliate, died Feb. 16 after a long battle with cancer. McGettigan had beaten the deadly disease twice. She was 53 years old.

MARKET SHARE |DMA 50: MEMPHIS

WHBQ Devotes Day To Martin Luther King Jr.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 50: MEMPHIS

WHBQ’s Clever Promo For Front Porch Thieves

TVN SOCIAL SCORECARD: DMA 51

WMC Tops The Social Standings In Memphis

Raycom’s NBC affiliate leads its local peers in an active social media market according to Shareablee data. A constantly reassessed approach to Facebook and a steady daily use of Facebook Live is putting it there.

 

DMA 51: MEMPHIS

Omesh Somaru New WHBQ Gen. Sales Mgr.

Cox Media promotes him to succeed Michelle Woods in overseeing sales at the Memphis Fox affiliate.

DMA 50

WHBQ To Build State-Of-The-Art Newsroom

The Cox-owned Fox affiliate in Memphis is undergoing a $700,000 renovation. “It has not been updated in years and years,” said GM Paul Briggs. “We’re gutting it and building a newsroom for today’s environment with consideration to digital and proper communication flow within the newsroom,” he added.

DMA 50

WHBQ Memphis Could Be Getting A New Look

MARKET SHARE (DMA 50)

WHBQ Memphis Names New Creative Services Dir.

DMA 50 (MEMPHIS)

WHBQ Taps Ron DeJoseph As Creative Services Dir.

Cox Media Group-owned Fox affiliate WHBQ Memphis (DMA 50) today named Ron DeJoseph creative services director. “Ron has had a distinguished, 15-year career at Cox Media Group, during which time he has been developing his creative and leadership skills and doing great work for CMG Charlotte’s WSOC- TV,” said CMG Memphis VP-GM Paul Briggs. “While […]

DMA 50 (MEMPHIS)

Patti McGettigan New WHBQ News Director

The former news director at WOOD Grand Rapids, Mich., will lead Cox Media Group’s Fox affil in Memphis.

DMA 50 (MEMPHIS)

Cox Taps Paul Briggs To Head WHBQ

The broadcast group moves him from the GSM slot at WSOC Charlotte, N.C., to be VP-GM of the Memphis Fox affil.

DMA 50 (MEMPHIS)

WHBQ Names New General Sales Manager

Former KTVU San Francisco sales exec Michelle Woods will lead sales at Cox’s Memphis Fox affiliate.

DMAS 7 (BOSTON) & 50 (MEMPHIS)

Cox Sets Leadership At WFXT & WHBQ

Tom RaponiJohn KoskiTom Raponi, who was general manager of Cox’s KTVU-KICU San Francisco, moves across the country to take the reins at WFXT Boston, which goes from a Fox O&O to Fox affiliate. At WHBQ Memphis, Cox is sticking with GM John Koski.

Fox And Cox To Swap 4 Stations In 3 Markets

Fox gets Cox’s KTVU-KICU duopoly in San Francisco, with Cox taking over WHBQ Memphis and WFXT Boston, both of which will remain Fox affiliates.

DIGITAL DMAS (MEMPHIS, 49)

TV’s Social Barrage Meets Paper’s Paywall

Memphis, Tenn.’s daily paper the Commercial Appeal has seen its traffic decline 30% since putting up a paywall last December and the city’s TV stations — WHBQ, WMC, WPTY and WREG — are using social media to win over and engage the region’s online population.

DMA 49 (MEMPHIS)

WHBQ Names Berk General Sales Manager

Fox moves Glenn Berk from national sales manager of its WTXF Philadelphia to lead sales at its Memphis O&O.

DMA 48

WHBQ Reporter Lee Says Nude Pix Not Her, Sues

DMA 48

Ex-WHBQ Sports Reporter Files Overtime Lawsuit