Category: From Rick Gevers

IN BRIEF…

Mike Lopez returns to Indianapolis where he’ll be the Assistant News Director for Nexstar’s WTTV/WXIN. Here’s the staff email from ND CJ Hoyt. Lopez is currently the Managing Editor for Graham Media’s KPRC in ...

BACK TO HER ROOTS

It’s home again, home again for Michelle Germano, who returns to her home town as news director for Sinclair’s WOAI. Here’s the memo to staff from General Manager Dean Radla. Germano has been serving ...

NEWS DIRECTOR MOVES

Here’s the latest from Rick Gevers… WBFF-TV, Baltimore, MD…DAVID JOHNS stays at Sinclair as he becomes news director for this FOX affiliate. Here’s the note the company’s SCOTT LIVINGSTON sent to the other NDs. ...

BACK IN HARNESS

FROM RICK GEVERS… WNEM-TV, Flint/Saginaw, MI… JAYNE HODAK returns to TV at this Meredith (but being sold to Gray) owned CBS affiliate. More in this note from GM KEN FRIERSON. Jayne spent 16 years ...

“PEACHY” KEEN

At WGCL-TV in Atlanta, the station has hired Brian Kanziger as its next Assistant News Director. He joins this Meredith owned CBS affiliate from Seattle, where he was an executive producer for Cox Media ...

TOP OF THE ROCK

At WTVO/WQRF-TV in Rockford, IL, Matt McConico is the new ND for this ABC/FOX duopoly. He most recently spent four years as the ND for WPMT-TV in Harrisburg. Matt’s a former ND in Reno, ...

FROM GM TO MAYOR

News from Hawaii – where former general manager Rick Blangiardi was elected Mayor of Honolulu. He most recently was GM for Gray’s duopoly there, KGMB/KHNL-TV. He’s also been a GM  in San Francisco and ...

FROM ND TO MAYOR

Andrea Azzo joins WLUK-TV (Fox/Sinclair) in Green Bay, WI, as an executive producer. She’s been working as a producer for WWMT-TV in Kalamazoo, and has also worked in Austin, Rockford, IL, and for another ...

JUST FOR SPEIGHT

At Spectrum News Charlotte in Charlotte, NC, Kerwin Speight is the new Managing Director for this 24 hour cable news operation. It’s a return to North Carolina for Kerwin, who worked at WRAL-TV earlier in ...

STAYING IN SEATTLE

Another Seattle station, another executive producer hire. KCPQ-TV (FOX) has hired Jessamyn McIntyre as an EP. McIntyre’s been working as an on-air personality and producer for the 710 ESPN radio station in Seattle. She ...