Mark Gentner is stepping down as the GM of WITN Greenville, N.C., to be succeeded by Ron Henslee. In Charlottesville, Va., Harold Wright will retire as GM of WVIR effective Jan. 31. He’ll be replaced by David Hughes.
It’s selling its CBS-Fox affiliate WCAV and ABC affil WVAW to Lockwood Broadcasting and buying the market’s NBC affiliate WVIR from Waterman Broadcasting.
Multi-format, local, regional and national television weather news service WeatherNation TV Inc. announced today that NBC affiliate WVIR Charlottesville, Va. (DMA 183), will broadcast 24/7 weather news on its 29.2 subchannel and on Comcast ch. 208 and Lumos ch. 17. “We’re happy to expand the coverage of WVIR-TV’s StormTeam 29 with an extension of Central […]
Yesterday afternoon’s unusual earthquake had stations near its epicenter mobilizing all their resources to tell viewers in Richmond, Lynchburg and Charlottesville what was happening through cut-ins and wall-to-wall coverage.