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Marvin Rhodes Named KEYC General Manager

Marvin Rhodes has been named general manager at KEYC, United Communications Corporation’s CBS affiliate in Mankato, Minn.

Rhodes has held several television management jobs, including as vice president of operations for TCT Network, program manager for KPTV in Portland, Ore. and assistant general manager as KTVL in Medford, Ore. From 2008-12, he was an administrator of personal income tax and compliance with the Oregon Department of Revenue.

“Marvin believes in the power of broadcasters to make a community better — better for residents, better for business, better for future generations,” United Communications Corporation president Lucy Brown Minn said in a statement. “We’re delighted to welcome him back into broadcasting, where he has made important contributions during a career on the air and in the executive office.”

Rhodes begins at KEYC May 6. He replaces Dennis Wahlstrom, who retired in March after 25 years as general manager.

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General Manager Dennis Wahlstrom to Retire After 37 Years at KEYC

KEYC general manager Dennis Wahlstrom has announced that he will retire from the Mankato CBS affiliate next year.

Wahlstrom’s KEYC career began in 1975, when he joined the station as an account executive. He has been vice president and general manager since 1988. He told station staffers Thursday that his last day will be March 31, 2013.

KEYC’s parent company, United Communications Corporation, will begin the search for a new VP-GM soon, according to a station statement.