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Denetra Walker Promoted to Assistant News Director at WIS

WIS_304Denetra Walker has been upped to assistant news director at WIS, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, S.C. Walker, currently an executive producer at the station, transitions into her new role net week.

“Denetra is a strong leader and her producer skills are an asset to us daily. I’m excited about her energy and new ideas in helping guide the WIS team into the future,” news director Bryan Queen wrote in a note to staff obtained by TVSpy.

The station will hire a new dayside executive producer, according to Queen. Walker’s role will “focus on our overall branding with Investigates, First Alert, and Digital first strategies.”

Queen’s full note is after the jump.

From: Queen, Bryan
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:28 PM
To: All WIS
Cc: Schuler, Susana; Richards, Don; Silbermann, Larry; Todd, Donita; Queen, Bryan
Subject: re: WIS Asst. ND
Importance: High

Everyone,

I am pleased to announce the promotion of Denetra Walker to the position of Assistant News Director.

Denetra is a strong leader and her producer skills are an asset to us daily. I’m excited about her energy and new ideas in helping guide the WIS team into the future.

She will transition into her new role effective Monday as we start the search for a dayside EP. Her new role will focus on our overall branding with Investigates, First Alert, and Digital first strategies.

Please join me in congratulating Denetra on this well-deserved promotion!

Bryan

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