Lisa Barhorst, vice president and general manager of Dayton NBC-affiliate WDTN, has left the station to join a crosstown rival.

Barhorst has been hired at WKEF-WRGT, the ABC-affiliate and Fox-affiliate in Dayton, according to the Dayton Business Journal. She will take over for Dean Ditmer, who left in March to join KUSA in Denver as director of sales. Barhorst begins in her new role on August 6.

Barhorst has worked at WDTN for seven years. Prior to that, she was general sales manager at WWHO, the CW-affiliate in Columbus.