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Atlanta, Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gray Television, Inc. (“Gray”) (NYSE: GTN) announced its appointment of two new leaders for the television stations it is acquiring from United Communications, Inc. (“United”). With this announcement, Gray fills both open positions with managers who have experience in small and mid-size television markets.
In Watertown, New York (DMA 178), Gray appointed Eric Krebs as the General Manager of WWNY-TV (CBS) and WNYF-CD (FOX). Mr. Krebs has spent his entire professional career in television broadcasting and has held several positions in multiple markets over the years. For nearly the past two years, Eric has served as the General Manager / General Sales Manager for Gray’s Charlottesville television stations, and he was the stations’ GSM for the previous six years.
In Mankato, Minnesota (DMA 199), Gray named Ed Woloszyn as the General Manager / General Sales Manager for KEYC-TV (CBS/FOX). Ed started his career at Blair Rep Firm in Chicago. Thereafter, he worked in local television sales in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Quad Cities, Illinois-Iowa; Madison, Wisconsin; and Eau Claire/La Crosse, Wisconsin. He has served as the General Sales Manager for KEYC-TV since September 2016.
Both appointments will be effective on March 1st, when Gray commences operating the stations subject to United’s ultimate control, under a standard pre-closing operating agreement.
Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 91 television markets, including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. Upon closing of the pending transaction with United, we will own 67 number-one rated television stations in 93 markets covering approximately 24 percent of US television households. Our television stations broadcast almost 400 separate programming streams, including nearly 150 affiliates of the CBS/NBC/ABC/FOX networks. We also own video program production, marketing, and digital businesses including Raycom Sports, Tupelo-Raycom, and RTM Studios, the producer of PowerNation programs and content. For further information, please visit www.gray.tv.
Gray Contacts: Website: www.gray.tv Kevin P. Latek, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Development Officer, 404-266-8333