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Gary Yoder Named VP-GM at Mobile’s WALA-WFNA

Gary Yoder has been named vice president and general manager of WALA-WFNA, the LIN Media duopoly in Mobile. His appointment is effective immediately.

Yoder has been vice president and general manager of WUPW since 2009. WUPW, the Toledo Fox-affiliate, merged with WTOL, the CBS-affiliate in the market, last month. Prior to his appointment as VP-GM, he served as the station’s general sales manager.

“Gary is an accomplished broadcast executive who brings a forward-thinking approach to multiplatform news, sales and promotions,” Scott Blumenthal, LIN Media’s EVP for television, said in a statement. “He also has a genuine, heartfelt commitment to meeting the needs of our viewers and advertisers.” Read more

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Matt Pumo Named General Manager at WCWG

Matt Pumo has been named general manager of Titan Broadcasting’s WCWG, the CW-affiliate in Greensboro.

Until August, Pumo was the vice president and general manager of WALA-WFNA, the LIN Media duopoly in Mobile.

In a Titan Broadcasting statement announcing the hire, the company said Pumo’s priorities will be reintroducing the station to the market and rebranding WCWG to “encourage viewer interaction 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”