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Chris Flynn Named VP, Director of Sales at KPIX-KBCW

Chris Flynn has been named vice president and director of sales for KPIX-KBCW, the CBS duopoly in San Fransisco.

It is a return to KPIX-KBCW for Flynn, who worked at the stations from 1999-2006. He has most recently worked as general sales manager at KOFY, the independent station in San Francisco.

“Chris is a proven winner with great experience and established relationships in this market.  He is also a talented manager and inventive marketing executive.  We are elated that Chris is returning to our stations,” KPIX-KBCW general manager Bruno Cohen said in a statement.

Flynn succeeds Dan Ackerman, who last month was named senior vice president for business strategy and ad innovation at the CBS Television stations.

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Bay Area Stations Play Catch-Up in Covering Occupy Oakland Violence

When Bay area anchors bid goodnight to viewers on Wednesday, the Occupy Oakland protests were largely peaceful. But by the time the 4:30 a.m. newscasts rolled around this morning, there was a very different story to be told.

All six local stations in San Francisco — ABC O&O KGO, CBS O&O KPIX, NBC O&O KNTV, Fox-affiliate KTVU, independent station KOFY and My-TV affiliate KRON — started their morning newscasts with news, and pictures, of overnight riots in Oakland that led to more than 100 arrests. Read more

Kevin Gehl Joins WLNS As Weekend Sports Anchor

Kevin Gehl will join Lansing CBS-affiliate WLNS in November as the weekend sports anchor.

Since 2009, Gehl has been a reporter for Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area, a high school sports show that airs on San Francisco’s KOFY. From 2007 to 2009, he was a reporter and sports anchor at KOMU, the NBC-affiliate in Columbia, MO.

“I graduated from Mizzou and I’m thrilled to be heading back to the Midwest,” Gehl tells TVSpy in an email.

Gehl’s first assignment for WLNS will be in San Diego, where Michigan State and North Carolina will play a college basketball game aboard the U.S.S. Carl Vinson aircraft carrier on November 11. He will start on-set in Lansing the week of November 21.