The media executive with nearly 20 years of broadcast management and sales experience will oversee WREG and WJKT in Tennessee.
The station group promotes Joseph Denk from head of its Green Bay, Wis., and Marquette, Mich., operations to lead WATN-WLMT and WJKT and the stations’ digital properties.
The station group plans to open a 27,000-square-foot broadcasting and news facility on June 1, which will broadcast WPTY-WLMT Memphis and WJKT Jackson, Tenn., in high definition.
Kevin Kirkaldie will lead communications and community involvement initiatives for WPTY-WLMT Memphis and WJKT Jackson.
Lisa Lovell-Ayres, the acting ND at WPTY-WLMT Memphis and WJKT Jackson, is promoted to oversee news operations for the stations and their digital operations.
Mark Arminio to lead sales efforts for Nexstar’s WPTY (ABC), WLMT (CW) and WJKT (Fox) and the stations’ associated digital services.
The broadcast industry veteran to lead WPTY-WLMT Memphis and WJKT Jackson’s television and associated e-media and digital operations.