DMA 99: TRI-CITIES, TN-VA

Nexstar Ups Paula Jackson To WJHL GM

The 20-Year sales veteran is tapped to lead the station group’s CBS-ABC affiliate WJHL Tri-Cities, Tenn., and WJHL.com.

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Nexstar’s WJHL Launches New Set And Studio

DMA 99: TRI-CITIES, TN-VA

WJHL Names Jay Quaintance News Director

WJHL, the CBS and ABC affiliates in Johnson City, Tenn., owned by Nexstar, has named Jay Quaintance as its new news director.

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Picture Yourself in TN As Creative Services Director

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WJHL Investigation Earns Regional Murrow

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WJHL Wins 13 Tenn. AP First-Place Awards

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WJHL Investigation Recognized By IRE

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WJHL Rides Facebook Live To Social Lead

Nexstar’s WJHL leads the Tri-Cities area of northeastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia in overall social media performance among local media according to Shareablee data. Paul Greeley looks at how Facebook Live, a mainstay of the CBS-ABC affiliate’s daily strategy, plays a key role in that lead.

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Kenny Lawrence Named GM Of WJHL

Media General taps the former KLFY Lafayette, La., GM to oversee its CBS-ABC affiliate in Tennessee-Virginia.

JESSELL AT LARGE

Broadcasting: No Country For Little Dogs

One of the unintended or unimagined consequences of broadcasting’s conversion to digital in 2009 is that the networks can play off one affiliate against another because there is no longer a shortage of broadcast outlets in any market. That’s apparently what happened in Tri-Cities where ABC dumped WKPT for Media General’s WJHL.

DMA 97

Media General Lands Tri-Cities ABC Affiliation

It will air on a subchannel of WJHL, its CBS affiliate in the Tennessee-Virginia market. The network  had been on Holston Valley Broadcasting’s WKPT.

DMA 96 (JOHNSON CITY, TN)

Dan Cates To Run Media General’s WJHL

Media General moves the digital content director from its CBS station in Spartanburg, S.C., to oversee its Johnson City, Tenn., CBS affil as vice president and general manager.

DMA 96 (TRI-CITIES, TN-VA)

Former WJHL Anchor Bob Lewis Dies At 66

DMA 96 (TRI-CITIES, TN-VA)

WJHL Weatherman Shot With Crossbow

DMA 96 (TRI-CITIES, TN-VA)

Dempsey Moves Crosstown To WCYB, WEMT

Jack Dempsey, the president-GM of CBS affiliate WJHL, will head Tri-Cities, Tenn.-Va,, competitors WCYB (NBC) and WEMT (Fox) beginning June 11.