Alford is currently VP of Sales for Media General, and VP/GM of WTEN and WXXA in Albany, N.Y. He starts his new job Aug. 1.
Media General Taps Andy Alford As WFLA GM
Andy Alford is moving up the Media General ranks, becoming VP/GM of WFLA, the company’s NBC affiliate in Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla. (DMA 14) starting Aug. 1.
He will also continue in his role as VP of Sales for Media General, a position he’s held since June 1, the company says.
Alford will head to WFLA from Albany, N.Y. (DMA 58), where he has been VP/GM of ABC affiliate WTEN, as well as Shield Media’s Fox affiliate WXXA since 2010.
He is a 30-year veteran of broadcasting, whose experience includes being the GM of WGCL, Meredith’s CBS affiliate in Atlanta, the country’s ninth largest market.