Jerry Kersting Named President Of Tribune Broadcasting
May 3, 2010 at 9:31 AM (PT)
The TRIBUNE COMPANY today announced that JERRY KERSTING has been named President of its broadcasting division. Effective immediately, KERSTING assumes responsibility for the strategic vision and day-to-day operations of the company’s 23 television stations, its national cable channel, WGN AMERICA, and WGN-A/CHICAGO.
KERSTING has served as TRIBUNE BROADCASTING’s COO since DECEMBER 2009. "JERRY’s done a great job since becoming COO of our broadcast group," said TRIBUNE’s CEO RANDY MICHAELS. "He’s smart, innovative and driven -- our stations have been expanding news, adding new programming and building audience. WGN AMERICA is stronger than ever. JERRY’s leadership will keep us on the right path and drive even better results."