The TV station executive with nearly 30 years of broadcast management, sales, and marketing experience is tapped by Nexstar to lead its Fox-MNT duopoly in Charlotte, N.C.
With the deals involving stations in Seattle, Milwaukee, and Charlotte, N.C., Fox Television Stations expands its footprint to 29 stations across the country. Nexstar says it will use the approximately $240 million of net after-tax proceeds from the deals to reduce borrowings under its credit facilities.
Nexstar will purchase Charlotte, N.C.’s Fox and MNT affiliates for approximately $45 million while Fox will buy Nexstar’s Seattle Fox and MNT affiliates and Milwaukee’s Fox affil for approximately $350 million.
Fox Television Stations moves him from its WTTG-WDCA Washington to lead its WJZY-WMYT combo in North Carolina.
The local television news veteran and former WAGA Atlanta news director will succeed Kieran Clarke as VP-GM in Charlotte of WJZY and WMYT.
The former news director of WTKR-WGNT Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Va., will oversee news operations at WJZY (Fox) and WMYT (MNT).
The former Meredith Corp. executive takes over Fox’s WJZY and WMYT in North Carolina.
A Fox spokesperson confirmed Adams, GM of the Charlotte, N.C., duo of WJZY-WMYT, has been named VPof corporate initiatives for the group. A search is underway for her replacement.
The former news director of WGHP High Point, N.C., will head news operations at Fox Television Stations’ WJZY-WMYT duopoly.
The former executive producer at KRIV Houston will take over news leadership at the new Fox duopoly in Charlotte, N.C.
Fox-owned WJZY (Fox) and WMYT (MNT) Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 25), today named Council Bradshaw vice president of creative services for the duo, effective Tuesday, May 28. Bradshaw has been principal partner and chief director of photography for DejaView Media in Greensboro, N.C., for the past seven years. Prior to that, he was VP of creative […]
Jay Abbattista named VP-director of sales while Lynda Grahl is tapped to be VP of finance.
The longtime GM of WGHP Greensboro, N.C., Karen Adams, will take over leadership of WJZY and WMYT once FCC approval comes through on the purchase from Capitol Broadcasting.
The move is a result of Fox’s buying Capitol Broadcasting’s CW and MNT affiliates there, WJZY and WMYT. Jim Babb, EVP-COO of WCCB owner Bahakel Communications, says they were informed of the move Monday morning and are “already exploring various options.”
The evening newscast produced by Raycom’s Charlotte, N.C.’s CBS affiliate has moved from its current slot on Capitol Broadcasting’s CW affil WJZY to Capitol’s MNT outlet, WMYT.