KTTV-KCOP GM Kevin Hale Retiring

The head of Fox’s Los Angeles Fox-MNT duopoly is leaving after 18 years with Fox.

Kevin Hale, VP-GM of Fox owned KTTV (Fox) and KCOP (MNT) announced his retirement today.

He’s been with Fox for 18 years.

Jack Abernethy, CEO of Fox Television Stations, said: “Kevin is a hard-working, dedicated and talented leader who shows up every day with boundless energy and enthusiasm.

“He has been a loyal employee who has risen to every challenge presented to him in his nearly 20-year tenure, filled with countless achievements. We want to thank him for his dedication to FTS and he will be truly missed.”

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Wagner Pereira says:

February 23, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Head of ABC and FOX O&O in LA both retiring within months of each other. Major coincidence or more going on in the LA Market than meets the eye?

Joe Bel Bruno says:

February 24, 2015 at 9:37 am

Kevin gave me my first station Programming job, for which I’m forever grateful, when he was GM at KSTW in Seattle-Tacoma. I was a fresh-faced Research Analyst out of Telerep in NYC, and can’t begin to enumerate how much I learned from him about studio negotiations, scheduling strategy, and, most importantly, the impact local TV can have on the community. Best wishes for a fulfilling retirement, Kevin!

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