ERIC DUNCAN NAMED VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF KOLD

MONTGOMERY, AL – Raycom Media has named Eric Duncan as Vice President and General Manager of KOLD (CBS) in Tucson, Arizona. Duncan joins KOLD from Raycom Media’s KXXV (ABC) in Waco, Texas where Duncan serves as Vice President and General Manager. Duncan has been with Raycom Media since 2012 serving first as General Sales Manager …

Jim Wilcox Vice President/General Manager of WALB Announces Retirement

Raycom Media is announcing today that Jim Wilcox, Vice President and General Manager of WALB, will retire at the end of 2018, marking 26 years at WALB, the Raycom Media-owned ABC/NBC affiliate in Albany, Georgia. Wilcox has spent most of his 43 years as a broadcaster in his home state of Georgia. He launched his …

Raycom Media Invests in Swirl Films

Raycom Media has invested in Swirl Films, America’s leading independent urban film production company based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by Eric Tomosunas, Swirl Films provides services and content from script to screen, including movies, biopics, scripted series, award shows and documentaries. For more than 15 years, Swirl Films has been an industry-leading provider of …

‘INVESTIGATETV’ STREAMS NEW SHOW FOCUSED ON WATCHDOG JOURNALISTS

MONTGOMERY, AL – InvestigateTV, Raycom Media’s innovative OTT app, is adding a new show putting watchdog journalists in the spotlight.  The show, called Post, is a new media review program presented in partnership with Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). Each episode will feature a staff member from IRE discussing the latest investigations from around the …

Bill Poplin Joins WSFA News 12 As General Sales Manager

Raycom Media announces that Bill Poplin will be joining WSFA 12 News in Montgomery, Alabama as their next General Sales Manager. Poplin is currently the General Manager/General Sales Manager at Raycom Media’s WPGX in Panama City, Florida. “Bill brings a proven record of multi-platform success to WSFA 12 News,” said Mark Bunting, General Manager of …

InvestigateTV releases ‘Licensed to Pill’ Documentary

MONTGOMERY, AL – Raycom Media’s InvestigateTV has released a documentary focused on victims of the opioid crisis and the doctors who abuse the system for their own gain. Licensed to Pill will air in every Raycom Media market. Raycom Media’s Licensed to Pill is a one-hour special that exposes doctors betraying patients by prescribing addictive …

‘INVESTIGATETV’ ANNOUNCES NEW CONTENT PARTNER

MONTGOMERY, AL – InvestigateTV, Raycom Media’s innovative OTT app, announced a new content partnership with Investigative Network, a first of its kind non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to producing video- and film-based investigative content.  This relationship means viewers will find even more investigative content on the newly released app. InvestigateTV is both a watchdog and a …

ME TIME WITH FRANGELA COMING TO RAYCOM MEDIA

MONTGOMERY, AL – Raycom Media and Kids at Play announce a new show venture – ME TIME with Frangela – premiering this fall in all Raycom Media markets. The new series highlights a Raycom Media strategic initiative to develop its own original multiplatform content. Featuring Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton, this dynamic team headlines …

GRAY AND RAYCOM TO COMBINE IN A $3.6 BILLION TRANSACTION

Companies Will Form Third Largest Television Broadcast Group Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama – Gray Television, Inc. (“Gray”) (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) and Raycom Media, Inc. (“Raycom”), an employee-owned company, jointly announced today that they have entered into an agreement to combine their companies in a transformative transaction that will create the single largest owner …

RAYCOM MEDIA STATIONS AWARDED FOUR NATIONAL EDWARD R. MURROW AWARDS

MONTGOMERY, AL – Raycom Media is proud to announce that three Raycom Media stations have been recognized with a total of four National Edward R. Murrow Awards from The Radio Television Digital News Association for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Twenty-three Raycom Media stations were recently honored with Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The recipients …