MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2018--
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced Brad Ramsey has been named
president and general manager of WFAA in Dallas, TX. Ramsey will replace
Michael Devlin who previously announced his retirement. Devlin will
remain at WFAA through early February to ensure a smooth transition.
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Brad Ramsey (Photo: Business Wire)
Ramsey is returning to TEGNA where he previously served as vice
president of sales for the company and president and general manager of
WVEC in Norfolk, VA. Most recently, Ramsey was vice president of
business strategy for The Center for Sales Strategy, a sales performance
consulting company. In that role, Ramsey worked with businesses across
the country, including TEGNA, to help attract, retain and develop
high-performing sales talent.
“Brad is a well-respected industry veteran who knows TEGNA and WFAA
well. He understands the connection WFAA has to its audience, customers
and community,” said Lynn Beall, executive vice president and chief
operating officer, media operations, TEGNA. “Brad will continue to build
on the great work Mike and the WFAA team are doing to embrace
innovation, connect with our audiences and increase engagement on all
devices. We’re excited to welcome Brad back into the TEGNA family.”
Prior to joining TEGNA, Ramsey served as vice president and general
manager of WCAV-WVAW-WAHU in Charlottesville, VA. Ramsey also worked in
a variety of news, sales and management roles at WHSV in Harrisonburg,
Ramsey graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a
Masters of Business Administration. He will re-locate to the Dallas area
with his wife and two sons.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the
greater good of our communities. With 46 television stations in 38
markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers
across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top
25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television
households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults
on-air and 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been
consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R.
Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers
results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions
including OTT local advertising network Premion,
centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O
Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with
consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells
empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers
innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
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