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Adrienne Roark Named KOIN GM

roark cropped koinAdrienne Roark has been named president and general manager of Portland CBS affiliate KOIN.

“Adrienne is a highly strategic and driven leader that brings an impressive range of large market experience to this position,” said Jay Howell, VP of Television fro LIN Media. “She also has a genuine, heartfelt commitment to meeting the needs of our viewers and advertisers. I am excited to welcome her to the team.”

Roark comes to KOIN from KTVT in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, where she was the VP and news director. She has also worked as news director at WFOR in Miami, FL, and assistant news director at WESH in Orlando.

She starts June 23.

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Two Days, Two San Antonio Reporters Hired by KTVT

Add Brian New as the second San Antonio reporter hired by Dallas CBS O&O KTVT this week.

The investigative reporter for CBS affiliate KENS joins Mireya Villarreal-Gideon who was hired from San Antonio NBC affiliate WOAI Monday.

“I am very excited to be joining a station that is committed to original investigative reporting as well as good story telling,”  New told TVSpy. “(news director) Adrienne Roark‘s commitment to investigative reporting is a big reason why I decided to join her news team”

New has been at KENS since 2007.  He previously worked as a reporter/anchor at Cheyenne, WY ABC affiliate KTWO, Amarillo ABC affiliate KVII and Omaha NBC affiliate WOWT.

A KTVT spokesperson told TVSpy New will begin working as a general assignment reporter on New Year’s Eve.

[unclebarky.com]