Category: Meet the New Boss…

NEW NUMBER ONE AT NBCU BOSTON

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, has promoted Chris Wayland to President and General Manager of NBC10 Boston/WBTS, Telemundo Boston/WNEU and regional cable network NECN, effective immediately. In his new role, and as the ...

KANSAS CITY-BOUND

Charlie Henrich Jr. is the newly-named vice president and general manager of Meredith duopoly KCTV/KSMO in Kansas City, Mo. He’s replacing Chuck Poduska whose retirement is effective on Monday. Henrich starts the next day. ...

SCRIPPS MOVES UP A GM

There’s a new sheriff in Lexington, KY at Scripps’ WLEX. Andrew Shenkan is taking over as vice president/general manager at his old station next month. Shenkan is currently the vice president and general manager ...

A CHANGE OF SCENERY

David Loving has been named president and general manager at Tegna’s WOI/KCWI in Des Moines. “David is a first-rate leader and innovator with a strong record of success, from launching new programs to providing ...

ANOTHER NEW NEXSTAR #1

Sharon Rachal has been named vice president and general manager of Nexstar duopoly WCIA-WCIX and related properties in Champaign-Springfield, Ill. She may be at the door Monday morning to greet station employees. It’s her ...

GOIN’ SOUTH

Chris Gegg fills the vacant ND job at WVEC in Norfolk, VA . He’s leaving Sinclair’s WRGB NY in Albany where he’s spent the last three years as ND. Gegg has also been an ND ...

TWO MAKE MAJOR CAREER MOVES

Nicole Wolfe, currently the assistant news director for Scripps’s WFTS in Tampa-St. Petersburg, has been named ND for the company’s WSFL in Ft. Lauderdale/Miami, where she’ll oversee a startup news operation there. The news ...

NEW GM IN DA BURGH

CBS Pittsburgh has a new boss. Chris Cotugno has been named vice president and general manager of KDKA-WPCW. He succeeds Jay Howell, who took over the CBS-owned stations in Los Angeles. Cotugno has been ...

NEW MOTOR CITY GM

Fox-owned WJBK in Detroit has named Greg Easterly as its new General Manager. Easterly, most recently was Senior Vice President of Group Operations for Tribune Media (soon-to-be Nexstar), where he oversaw 15 markets. He’s ...