FORMER NEWSER TAPPED FOR TEGNA GM JOB

Six months after Nexstar Media Group completed its acquisition of Tribune Media, the GM of its Denver stations is out the door.

Joan Barrett has been appointed president and general manager at Tegna’s WCNC, in Charlotte, North Carolina, effective March 10, 2020.

She’s leaving Nexstar duopoly KDVR-KWGN in the Mile High City.

Barrett started her career in tv news, rising through the ranks from reporter, then successively anchor, producer and news director, including Tegna’s KPNX (Phoenix, Arizona) and KVUE (Austin, Texas).

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