The media executive with nearly 20 years of local broadcast experience will oversee Nexstar’s WQRF, mystateline.com and Mission Broadcasting’s WTVO.
WTVO in Rockford, Ill., just completed the seventh season of its high school quiz show, Bergstrom Stateline Quiz Bowl. The station has aired 230 episodes so far. “It has been just hugely successful,” says David Rydell, chairman of the Bergstrom Manufacturing company, the show’s title sponsor.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a vice president-general manager for Nexstar and a senior IT systems engineer at NBCU-owned WCAU-WWSI.