Brian Quinn has been named VP and general sales manager for WTTG FOX 5 DC and WDCA Fox 5 Plus, said WTTG/WDCA VP and GM Patrick Paolini Monday. Quinn will begin Nov. 4. He replaces Mike Lewis, who was named VP and GM of WJZY/WMYT, the Fox-owned duopoly in Charlotte. “Brian’s depth of knowledge and […]
The Fox-owned duopoly will relocate its operation and studio facilities to a new complex developed by Carr Properties in Bethesda, Md., according to a letter of intent. The stations, which have operated from their current Wisconsin Ave. location since 1966, will move to a new home along the Metro’s red line in June 2021.
After Fox turned down a Super Bowl spot from Birmingham, Ala.-based Fixed Point Foundation suggesting people check out the meaning of “John 3:16,” the group went local, buying time on Birmingham Fox affiliate WBRC and has approached Fox O&O WTTG Washington. Next year, the group’s executive director says, Fixed Point won’t even attempt to place the ad within the Super Bowl, but will buy time to air the same ad in more local markets where the getting is easier, and cheaper.