New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a chief engineer in South Carolina and a master control operator in New York.
Meredith promotes him from station manager at its Atlanta duopoly. At the same time WHNS News Director Kelly Boan is move up to station manager.
Just posted last week to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are directors of TV sales openings by Gray, Meredith, Nexstar and News Press & Gazette for stations in Memphis, Hampton Roads, Colorado Springs and Greenville, S.C.
The former GM of KMEG-KPTH Sioux City, Iowa, is picked to oversee Meredith’s Fox affiliate in Greenville, S.C., succeeding Les Vann.
The former journalist and station executive is tapped to oversee Meredith’s Fox affiliate effective April 10.
The classic TV multicast channel owned by NBC Owned Television Stations has signed seven stations owned by Meredith Corp. as well as one owned by Morning Star Broadcasting.
The broadcast group will introduce Grit, Escape and Laff in five major markets, bringing U.S. coverage of the networks to 78% for Grit, 58% for Escape and 50% for Laff, which premieres next month.
Meredith’s Fox affiliate in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C., will debut the new broadcast on Oct. 20.
When Gannett’s The Greenville (S.C.) News launched its hard paywall in July 2010, traffic dwindled and let the newspaper’s TV competitors take the lead in the market’s online media scene. Earlier this year, the paper switched to a metered model in an attempt to win back readers.