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WNCT Adds Stephanie Shultz as News Director

wnct_logo_304Stephanie Shultz has been named news director of Greenville, NC, CBS affiliate WNCT.

Shultz fills the empty slot left by Ingrid Johansen‘s departure in March. It’s a move within Media General for Shultz, who is currently executive producer at WSLS in Roanoke, VA.

WNCT VP & GM Vickie Jones confirmed with TVSpy, Schultz starts next Monday.

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Ingrid Johansen Out as WNCT News Director

wnct_logo_304Ingrid Johansen is no longer the news director for Greenville, NC, CBS affiliate WNCT.

A WNCT spokesperson confirmed with TVSpy, Johansen was no longer with the station.

Before coming to WNCT in October 2012, Johansen managed Frank Palombo’s run for North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District. She had also worked for Greenville’s WCTI as news director.

WNCT Adds Angela Green as Anchor

green_wnct_croppedWNCT has announced the addition of Angela Green as anchor for the Greenville, NC, CBS affiliate.

Green will co-anchor with Jeff Varner on the 6:00 and 11:00 p.m. news.

“We’re thrilled to have Angela joining the 9 On Your Side News team,” said news director Ingrid Johansen in a statement. “She brings her experience, dedication and passion to the News Desk.”

Green comes to WNCT from Pioneer Electric Cooperative where she was communications manager. She has also worked at WAKA in Montgomery, AL, and WVTM in Birmingham, AL.

Meteorologist Dontae Jones Joins WNCT

Meteorologist Dontae Jones is joining WNCT, the CBS affiliate in Greenville, N.C. Jones will appear on the morning and noon newscasts.

Jones, a graduate of Ohio State University, joins WNCT from The Ohio News Network, where he was the weekend morning meteorologist.

“We are thrilled to have Dontae joining the 9 On Your Side team, bringing his weather knowledge and engaging personality to our viewers across Eastern North Carolina,” news director Ingrid Johansen said in a statement.

Anchor Ryan Peterson Set to Join WNCT

Ryan Peterson is joining WNCT, Media General’s CBS affiliate in Greenville, N.C.

Peterson will anchor the 5 p.m. newscast on WNCT and the 10 p.m. newscast on a CW-affiliated digital subchannel. Jeff Varner and Amanda Goodman will continue to anchor the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts.

“We are very fortunate to have Ryan joining the 9 On Your Side team.  His extensive journalism experience will be a compliment to our team,” news director Ingrid Johansen said in a statement.

Peterson joins the station from New York, where he has worked for YNN, Time Warner Cable’s 24-hour local news network, since 2002.

Ingrid Johansen Named News Director at WNCT

Ingrid Johansen has joined WNCT, the CBS affiliate for Greenville, NC, as news director.

Johansen, who had been out of TV for four years, last managed the congressional campaign for Frank Palombo, who lost his bid to represent North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District to challenger Walter Jones, Jr. in that race’s primary.

Previously, Johansen was news director at Greenville’s ABC affiliate WCTI.

>Update: WNCT vice president and general manager Vickie Jones told TVSpy, “Ingrid has television news management experience, local market knowledge, and a passion for news… All attributes that make her uniquely qualified to lead the best television news team in Eastern North Carolina!”

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