Mitzi Coleman Named GM Of WTRF Wheeling

The broadcast sales leader with 20 years of experience joins from KTVL Medford, Ore., to oversee the West Virginia CBS affiliate, succeeding the retiring Roger Lyons.


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a chief engineer, two general managers, and a traffic director.

DMAS 67, 157, 160 & 169

Nexstar Buys 4 W.Va. TVs For $130M

The seller is West Virginia Media Holdings. With subchannels, the four stations have seven affiliations with Big Four networks. Nexstar says it is paying 6.3 times 2015-16 cash flow of the stations, including synergies, The acquisition, subject to regulatory approval, is immediately accretive to its operating results, it says.

Rentrak Signs West Virginia Media Stations

Rentrak has reached a multi-year local TV ratings contract with West Virginia Media for four stations and four subchannels: WOWK Charleston (CBS), WBOY Clarksburg (NBC and ABC), WVNS Beckley-Bluefield (CBS […]

DMAS 65,156,158 & 170

W.Va. Stations Add Harris For Traffic, Billing

West Virginia Media Holdings is outfitting its four stations in the state with Harris OSi-Traffic and OSi-AdConnections to aid in cross-market selling and reporting.

DMA 159

WTRF Newsman Mark Davis Dies At 80