The former news director of WFFF-WVNY Burlington, Vt., is tapped to oversee news operations at Raycom’s ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ga., as well as WTVM there, run by Raycom under an SSA.
Raycom-owned WTVM has a commanding lead in both total actions and overall fans/followers in the Columbus, Ga. Market according to Shareablee data. Its news director credits Facebook Live with helping to widen the gap with its competitors.
The former GM of WHP Harrisburg, Pa., will take over at Raycom’s ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ga., succeeding the retiring Lee Brantley.
The head of Raycom’s ABC affil in Columbus, Ga., since 1995 is stepping down at the end of July.