RAYCOM MEDIA STATIONS AWARDED MULTIPLE REGIONAL MURROW AWARDS

Raycom Media stations have been recognized with a total of 23 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from The Radio Television Digital News Association for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Three stations are recipients of the 2018 RTDNA Regional Murrow Award for Overall Excellence: Hawaii News Now (KGMB & KHNL/Honolulu, HI), WVUE/New Orleans, LA and WWBT/Richmond, …

RAYCOM MEDIA INVESTIGATIONS EARN TOP IRE AWARDS

The Raycom Media Investigations Unit earned high honors from the Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. (IRE) Awards. Raycom Media’s New Orleans Fox affiliate, WVUE, was named the 2017 IRE Award winner in the Broadcast/Video Division IV category for its report “State of Unrest.” “The BRAVE Fallout,” a report from Raycom Media’s Baton Rouge CBS affiliate …

RAYCOM MEDIA NAMES RONNA CORRENTE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF WAFB

Raycom Media has named Ronna Corrente as Vice President and General Manager of WAFB (CBS), Raycom Media’s station in Baton Rouge, LA. “I am excited to be joining Raycom Media and WAFB,” said Corrente. “I’m honored to be part of this winning team and continue the legacy of serving our consumers and clients across multiple …

RAYCOM MEDIA NAMES HATTON WEEKS VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF KAIT

Raycom Media has announced Hatton Weeks will take the reins as Vice President and General Manager of KAIT (ABC/NBC) in Jonesboro, AR. Weeks was News Director at KAIT from 2008 to 2015 and has served the same role at WDBD/WLBT (ABC/FOX) in Jackson, MS for the last 3 years. “I’m thrilled to be rejoining the …

WALB NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

Michael D. Leach has joined Raycom Media as Director of Marketing and Audience Development at WALB, the NBC/ABC affiliate in Albany, Georgia. Leach was most recently Director of Broadcast Operations, Production, and Programming for WXII12/WCWG20 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Prior to that, he held the roles of Creative Services Director and Assistant Creative Services/Producer there. …

RAYCOM MEDIA NATIONAL INVESTIGATIVE TEAM EXPOSES OPIOID OVER-PRESCRIBERS

MONTGOMERY , AL – In a first-of-its-kind series, Raycom Media’s National Investigative Team uncovered many high opioid prescribers across the United States have avoided scrutiny. “Licensed to Pill” analyzed the nation’s top 1,000 prescribers of opioids to Medicare patients and found just ten percent had ever been sanctioned. A week after the story aired featuring …

CHRIS CONROY NAMED VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF KFVS/WQWQ

MONTGOMERY, AL – Raycom Media has named Chris Conroy as Vice President and General Manager of KFVS (CBS) and WQWQ (CW) in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Conroy joins KFVS/WQWQ from Raycom Media sister station KAIT (ABC) in Jonesboro, Arkansas where he has served as Vice President and General Manager since 2014. “Chris has done a remarkable …