Tegna announced that Doug Wieder is the new general manager at WVEC in Norfolk, Va.

For the past seven years, Wieder has been the station’s executive news director.

He takes over from Kari Jacobs who Tegna moved to WTSP in Tampa-St Pete, FL.

“Doug is a proven leader who is deeply invested in his team and community,” said Lynn Beall, Tegna’s executive vice president and COO for media operations. “His extensive experience, knowledge of the market, and passion for journalism make him a natural fit to serve the Hampton Roads and northeast North Carolina audience and communities.”

Wieder joined the station as senior evening newscast producer.

He also worked as a reporter, anchor and producer at stations in Richmond, Va.; Chattanooga, Tenn. and Macon, Ga.

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