DENVER TEGNA OUTLET HIRES “DIRECTOR OF CONTENT”

Eric Valadez has been named the new director of content for Tegna’s KUSA in Denver, CO.

It’s a new title and it means Valadez not only will oversee the station’s newscasts, but also will oversee the vision, hiring and strategy for all 9News coverage and distribution of news across all content platforms.

More work. Less money. You’ve been warned.

The station has also promoted executive producer Linda Kotsaftis to news content director. Together Valadez and Kotsaftis will bring over 40 years of experience to the newsroom.

Valadez joins KUSA after serving as executive news director leading content strategy for 22 Tegna stations in medium and small markets.

In this role, he also managed coverage of breaking news and special events.

Previously, Valadez was assistant news director at WFAA in Dallas.

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