Dave German Named KMTV Omaha VP-GM

Scripps picks the former station manager of KPEJ Odessa, Texas, to oversee its CBS affiliate in Nebraska.

E.W. Scripps Co.’s CBS affiliate KMTV Omaha, Neb., today appointed Dave German vice president and general manager, effective Monday, Oct. 18.

German was most recently station manager of KPEJ Odessa, Texas, and before that general manager of KTBY-KYUR Anchorage, Alaska. He also spent several years in ascending positions at WJCL-WTGS in Savannah, Ga.

German has deep broadcast experience in sales, news and production. “Dave has a record of partnering with local businesses to build strong relationships,” said Scripps Local Media President Brian Lawlor. “His hands-on experience in broadcasting, both in sales and in the newsroom, will help drive KMTV’s continued success.”

German is a native of Savannah, where he began his 36-year broadcasting career in the engineering department.

German graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in communication arts/broadcast production. He serves as chairman of the Broadcast Advisory Board at Georgia Southern University.

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