Gray Names GMs For New Stations
Gray Television today announced appointments of two new leaders for the television stations it is acquiring from United Communications. With this announcement, Gray fills both open positions with managers who have experience in small and mid-size television markets.
In Watertown, N.Y. (DMA 178), Gray appointed Eric Krebs as the GM of WWNY (CBS) and WNYF-CD (Fox). Krebs has spent his entire professional career in television broadcasting and has held several positions in multiple markets over the years. For nearly the past two years, Krebs has been the GM-general sales manager of Gray’s Charlottesville, Va., stations, and he was the stations’ GSM for the previous six years.
In Mankato, Minn. (DMA 199), Gray named Ed Woloszyn GM-general sales manager of KEYC (CBS-Fox). He started his career at Blair rep firm in Chicago. Thereafter, he worked in local television sales in Grand Rapids, Mich.; Quad Cities, Ill.-Iowa; Madison, Wis.; and Eau Claire-La Crosse, Wis. He has been general sales manager for KEYC since September 2016.
Both appointments will be effective on March 1, when Gray commences operating the stations subject to United’s ultimate control, under a standard pre-closing operating agreement.