Mired in third place in the Dayton, Ohio, news ratings, Sinclair’s WKEF and WRGT — combined and branded as “Dayton 24/7 Now” — were encouraged to experiment with new forms of gathering, delivering and promoting news. It’s working.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a chief engineer, a creative services manager, a news director and a local sales manager in markets in Alabama, Alaska and Ohio.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for local sales managers for Sinclair and Paxton Media TV stations in Dayton, Ohio, and Paducah, Ky.
He moves from WKBW Buffalo, N.Y., where he was also general manager, to oversee WKEF and WRGT.
ABC affiliate WKBW Buffalo, N.Y., has promoted Lisa Polster from assistant news director to replace ND Polly Van Doren, who’s leaving for the same job at WKEF-WRGT Dayton, Ohio
Lisa Barhorst, former VP-general manager of LIN’s Dayton NBC affiliate WDTN, has left the station to join Sinclair’s ABC-Fox duo of WKEF-WRGT, succeeding Dean Ditmer.