The former Disney exec is chosen to lead Sinclair’s Fox-MNT affiliate in Virginia’s capital.
Jennifer Hansen Named GM Of WRLH Richmond
Sinclair Broadcast Group has appointed Jennifer Hansen general manager of Fox-MNT affiliate WRLH Richmond, Va. (DMA 56).
Hansen is a former executive with The Walt Disney Co. where she led the Radio Disney Station Group business across the United States.
She has worked across all media platforms and is a seasoned executive, with more than 20 years of experience leading teams and businesses providing innovative solutions across many industries.
In making the announcement, Steve Marks, EVP-COO of Sinclair’s television group, said: “We’re thrilled to be welcoming Jennifer to the Sinclair family. Her impressive background in the media business make us confident that she will be an extremely capable leader and bring fresh perspective to the station and Richmond viewers.”
Hansen has an MBA from MIT, and a BA in psychology from Baldwin Wallace College.
She has been an active leader in professional activities throughout her career, having previously served on the board of the Cleveland Advertising Federation and Cleveland Association of Broadcasters.