IN BRIEF….”MEET THE NEW BOSS” EDITION

Lauren Petterson has been named President of FOX Business Network.

Petterson, who most recently served as senior vice president of morning programming and talent development for FNC, replaces network vet Brian Jones.

It’s actually a second hat she’ll wear, because she will continue to oversee talent development at Fox News Channel

Make it a third hat. Someone’s gotta watch Lou Dobbs.
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Cox Media Group on Monday promoted Michelle Harper is the newly-named vice president and general manager of Cox-owned WHBQ in Memphis.

She’s been vp of sales for Cox for the past four years.

Harper’s 34 years of experience in the media industry includes sales and leadership roles with ABC Disney, Sinclair and Capitol Broadcasting.
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Kathan Jager is the new GM at Sinclair’s quasi duopoly KPTH-KMEG (Waitt-owned) in Sioux City, IA.

She’s been general sales manager and national sales manager at KMEG-KPTH, since 2012.

Prior to that, she was senior account executive at KCAU Sioux City for 10 years and local and national sales manager at the Sioux City Journal for 16 years.

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