Two Gray GM Retirements, Successions

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.

DMA 183: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA

Gray Selling 2, Buying 1 Station In Charlottesville

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.

DMA 183: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA

Forecaster Josh Fitzpatrick Moves To WVIR

DMA 183

WeatherNation TV Adds WVIR Charlottesville

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 […]

DMAS 57, 66 & 183

Virginia Stations Roll After Quake’s Shakes

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.