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’s Media Job Center include openings for a chief engineer, two general managers, and a traffic director.
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 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 […]
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.