Fisher Gives VP Stripes To GM David Praga
Fisher Communications Inc. today has promoted David Praga to vice president. Praga will continue to serve as GM of Fisher’s KIMA-KEPR-KUNW Yakima, Wash., and KLEW Lewiston, Idaho.
Praga began his career at KEPR almost 21 years ago as a sales assistant and has held various leadership roles at the station, including operations director, account executive and station manager. During his career, he has been involved with many community organizations, including the Washington State Association of Broadcasters, where he is currently serving his fifth year as a member of the board of directors.
“David’s experience and tenure at the station prepared him to take over the general manager role in March 2011. Since then, he has made significant improvements in our properties. David is a strong, motivating leader who understands the important role television stations play in their local communities,” said John Tamerlano, SVP of Fisher Regional Television and GM of KATU Portland, Ore.
Praga is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, with a degree in management science.