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GM Julie Brinks Out at KGUN

Inside Tucson Business is reporting Julie Brinks is out at KGUN as vice president and general manager.

Brinks, who had been general manager at the Tucson ABC affiliate for 5 years, had been the longest tenured general manager at a Tucson commercial station.

Jim Prather, executive vice-president of television and radio operations for Journal Broadcast Group will take over at KGUN as well as KWBA 58/cable 8 and the four Tucson radio stations under Journal’s banner until a permanent replacement can be found.

We’ve reached out to Journal Broadcast for confirmation but have not heard back.

>UPDATE: Journal Broadcast Group has confirmed with TVSpy that Julie Brinks is no longer with the company and that Jim Prather is now acting general manager.

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