Sharranda Neal Named WLTX News Director

Tegna promotes the content manager of its CBS affiliate in Columbia, S.C., to oversee the department.

Sharranda Neal today was been promoted to news director at WLTX, Tegna’s CBS affiliate in Columbia, S.C. (DMA 75), effective Sept. 8.

For the past 10 years, Neal has been content manager at WLTX where she was responsible for logistics and editorial content.

“I am humbled by the responsibility of this position,” Neal said.  “I can’t wait to build on the great work that we, here at WLTX, are doing by telling the stories of our community and advocating for the people who live here.  I’m confident that great things are ahead.”

Prior to WLTX, Neal was a news producer at WIS Columbia. She joined WLTX in 2007 when the station launched its 5:00 p.m. Friends@5.  Neal was the original producer of the program, helping develop and execute the original concept.

Current News Director Julie Eisenman moves to the position of director of content. In addition to her duties at WLTX, Eisenman also provides editorial oversight for Tegna’s national Verify team.

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