WWMT Names Matt Johnson News Director

He joins from Sinclair’s CBS affiliate KRCG in Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo., and takes over news leadership in Kalamazoo on Oct. 10.

Sinclair-owned CBS affiliate WWMT Kalamazoo, Mich. (DMA 43), has hired Matt Johnson as news director, effective Oct. 10.

Johnson is coming to West Michigan from Sinclair’s KRCG Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo.

He is a graduate of the University of Missouri and has served in many different news roles including reporter, anchor, assignment manager and news director.

“Matt’s strong credentials and wealth of news experience position him well to take the helm of our news team,” said Fred Corbus, WWMT general manager. “I am thrilled to bring him on board as he offers exemplary leadership, judgment and a passion for news. He is excited to build on the success of our growing news operation, to provide accurate, timely information to viewers on our traditional and digital platforms.”

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