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Frank Mungeam Promoted to Director of Digital Media at KGW

Frank Mungeam has been promoted to director of digital media at KGW, the NBC affiliate in Portland, Ore.

Mungeam has led KGW.com since joining the station in 2006. The website recently received a regional Emmy award for interactivity in Election Night coverage.

“Frank richly deserves this promotion to the director of digital media and becoming a member of our executive leadership team at the KGW Media Group,” KGW president and general manager DJ Wilson said in announcing the promotion. “Frank has been instrumental in developing and managing our digital strategy and our ever expanding portfolio of digital products.”

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It’s Official: Rick Jacobs Named KGW News Director

As reported this morning, longtime KGW assistant news director Rick Jacobs has been promoted to executive news director at the station.   The Portland NBC-affiliate made the official announcement today.

“For over a decade, Rick has been a key part of our success in a fast changing and competitive industry. Every breaking news story and every award we’ve received carries Rick’s leadership and journalistic sensibility,” said KGW president and general manager DJ Wilson, announcing the promotion.  “It was clear that the best person to lead our newsroom through the multiplatform and on demand environment of contemporary news was already on our team. I’m thrilled to make this well-deserved promotion official.”

Jacobs has been the assistant news director at KGW for eleven years. Read more

Rick Jacobs Upped to News Director at KGW

Station veteran Rick Jacobs has been promoted to news director at KGW.

Jacobs has served as assistant news director at the Portland NBC-affiliate for over a decade.

KGW president and general manager DJ Wilson confirmed the promotion to TVSpy this week.  An official announcement is expected soon.

Jacobs succeeds Rod Gramer, who left KGW this summer after 13 years as the station’s news director to become vice president and general manager at Bay News 9 in Tampa.  Before joining KGW, Jacobs worked as a producer at Portland CBS-affiliate KOIN.  He has been KGW’s acting news director for the past few months.