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Fisher Communications has announced that Jim Clayton, the senior vice president and general manager of Seattle ABC-affiliate KOMO, will retire at the end of the month. He will be succeeded by Janene Drafs.
Drafs is a 25-year employee of Fisher Communications who began her career at KOMO as a sales assistant. She has also held the positions of account executive, local sales manager and general sales manager. Most recently, she has been the station’s vice president and station manager, a role she assumed in May.
“Janene is an accomplished leader who brings the full range of newsroom and sales experience, along with deep community knowledge, to this position,” Fisher president and CEO Colleen Brown said in a statement. Read more
Drafs is a 25-year employee of Fisher Broadcasting who most recently was vice president and general sales manager at KOMO-KUNS. In her new role, she will continue to be responsible for sales activity at the duopoly.
“Janene has the expertise and track record to be an excellent station manager in this market,” Jim Clayton, the SVP-GM of Fisher Seattle Broadcasting, said in a statement. “She knows the landscape very well. And I am pleased to announce her new responsibility.”