WNKY Hires Rick Boone As News Director

He will lead news expansion at Marquee Broadcasting’s NBC and CBS affiliate in southern Kentucky.

Marquee Broadcasting has appointed Rick Boone News Director of its NBC and CBS affiliate WNKY Bowling Green, Ky. (DMA 181).

Boone is a 20-­Ã¢â‚¬Âyear news veteran who recently worked as a reporter for NBC-­Ã¢â‚¬Âowned KNTV San Francisco. He has also worked as a reporter in markets including New York, Washington and Sacramento, Calif.

Prior to TV news, Boone was an associate producer for Fox TV’s America’s Most Wanted.

WNKY General Manager Julie Milam said: “We are delighted to have Rick Boone join us as the station’s first-­Ã¢â‚¬Âever news director.  Rick brings a 24/7 mentality to our news department and will be a great mentor and coach for our news team as we take our coverage to new heights.”

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