CBS Television Stations is introducing nightly 10 p.m. news at owned CW affiliates in Detroit, Atlanta and Tampa. None of the stations currently feature newscasts. Each of the three stations is hiring multimedia journalists to create news content. The newscasts will be produced at another CBS-owned station, which will add national news, sports and weather, then sent back to the station where it will air.
CBS O&Os Make Atlanta, Detroit Exec Moves
Tom Canedo to rejoin WUPA as GM; current WUPA Station Manager Tim Bennett will remain in Atlanta as VP-sales manager, southeast region for CBS National Spot Sales. Brian Watson named VP-station manager and sales director at WWJ-WKBD in Detroit.
Tim Bennett Named WUPA Station Manager
The veteran television sales executive has been promoted to VP and Station Manager at CBS-owned WUPA Atlanta, the CW affiliate in the country’s ninth largest market, as well as director of sales at the CBS Television Stations’ national spot sales office in Atlanta.
The veteran Atlanta TV executive succeeds Tom Canedo as head of the CBS Television Station group’s CW affiliate.
Veteran local television station executives Laura Caruso and Tom Canedo have been promoted to VP-general managers of the CBS Television Station group’s CW affiliates in Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla. (DMA 14), and Atlanta (DMA 8), respectively. Caruso has been with WTOG Tampa-St. Petersburg since 2003 and was named VP-station manager and director of sales in January […]