Robby Thomas is tapped to oversee WIS Columbia, S.C., while he will be succeeded as GM of WTVY-WRGX Dothan, Ala., by Valerie Russell.
Two Gray Television stations in different markets were able to share a promo that works for both. “There is no need to reinvent the wheel,” says one station GM.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a director of sales, an assistant teaching professor, an MMJ/reporter, a digital content producer, a director of marketing and two marketing producers.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a sales director experienced in diginet business, a chief engineer and video producer in creative services. The openings are located in New York, Iowa and Alabama.
The station group promotes Sacha Purciful and Robby Thomas to oversee KSLA Shreveport, La., and WTVY-WRGX Dothan, Ala., respectively.
The broadcaster today launched live linear streams of KKTV Colorado Springs, Colo.; KBTX Waco-Bryan-College Station, Texas; WCAV Charlottesville, Va.; WTVY Dothan, Ala.; and KXII Sherman, Texas, to the OTT service. More launches are coming soon, Gray says.
Jeff Raker, news director at Gray’s CBS affiliate in Dothan, Ala., collapsed while at work Friday morning and later that day was pronounced dead.