NEWS DIRECTOR SHUFFLE

Here are the latest moves from our friend Rick Gevers..

NEW BOSS IN TOWN

WNYT-TV, Albany, NY

The long search for a new news director for this Hubbard Broadcasting NBC affiliate has ended with the hire of MICHAEL RAFFAELE. More here. He’s been the ND for Sinclair’s WACH-TV (FOX) in Columbia, SC. Michael replaces DAVID JONES who left almost a year ago saying he was leaving TV. Four months later he joined WLNE-TV in Providence, RI as news director

CALLING IT A CAREER

WAOW-TV, Wausau, WI
KEVIN CARPENTER is retiring after almost three years as news director for this Quincy Media owned (for now, sale pending to Gray) ABC affiliate. Kevin spent 16 years as Director of Digital Operations for WLS-TV in Chicago and began his career as a reporter in Plattsburgh, VT, and Flint, MI.

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