KRTK Ups Wendy Granato To President-GM

ABC’s Houston O&O chooses its VP of news to succeed Henry Florsheim who retired in July.

ABC Owned Television Stations Group’s KTRK Houston (DMA 7) has promoted Wendy Granato to president-general manager. She has been the station’s VP of news for five years. Granato succeeds Henry Florsheim who retired in July.

“As our head of news in Houston, Wendy has done an incredible job upholding our commitment to quality journalism and the communities we serve while driving modernization across the organization,” said Wendy McMahon, president, ABC Owned Television Stations Group. “I am incredibly excited to now have Wendy leading the way for us at KTRK ABC13, embracing change and innovation while maintaining a dynamic and vibrant culture.”

Prior to her news VP position, Granato was executive producer of special projects and executive producer of the daily talk show Debra Duncan. Before joining KTRK, Granato was the news director of KNWS Houston.

Earlier in her career, she was a news reporter and morning news anchor for KATC Lafayette, La. She studied at the Manship School of Mass Communication where she received a degree in broadcast journalism from Louisiana State University.

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