He now has oversight of the Raleigh, N.C.; Pensacola, Fla./Mobile, Ala.; Tallahassee, Fla.; and Gainesville, Fla., markets. He will also continue in his role as vice president and general manager of WEAR-WFGX Pensacola and will continue to have oversight of providing services to WPMI-WJTC Mobile.
The Sinclair management veteran will run WEAR and WFGX in Pensacola, Fla., and also oversee WPMI-WJTC in Mobile, Ala.
The GM of the Newport Television-owned NBC affiliate, who joined the station last spring, died suddenly late Tuesday afternoon.
Insiders at Newport Television’s Mobile, Ala.-Pensacola, Fla., NBC affiliate WPMI say VP-General Manager Shea Grandquest was removed Wednesday. They said no reason was given for the action.