Jay Webb Named GM Of WHSV And WSVF

Gray adds to his news director duties to oversee its ABC-CBS-Fox operations in Harrisonburg, Va.

Gray Television has promoted Jay Webb to general manager of WHSV (ABC) and WSVF (CBS/Fox) in Harrisonburg, Va. (DMA 175). He succeeds Sacha Purciful, who recently became general manager of Gray’s KSLA Shreveport, La.

For the past five years, Webb has been the duopoly’s news director, a position he will continue to hold as general manager.

Webb first joined WHSV in 2000, left for Gray’s WDBJ (CBS) in Roanoke, Va., in 2006, and returned to Harrisonburg in 2013.

He has recently served the Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters as vice president (2017-18) and president (2018-19).

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