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Mark Antonitis Named VP-GM at KTXD in Dallas

Mark Antonitis has been named vice president and general manager of KTXD, London Broadcasting’s Me-TV affiliate in Dallas.

Antontitis joins the station from KRON in San Francisco, where he has been president and general manager since 2004. In a statement, Antontitis called his new position “the kind of challenge I’ve been preparing for my entire career.”

Before joining KRON, Antontitis was vice president and general manager of KELO in Sioux Falls. He has also worked as vice president and news director of WMAQ in Chicago.

“All of us at London Broadcasting feel that Mark is uniquely qualified for the Dallas leadership position and we feel fortunate to employ Mark with his years of experience in large market television,” London Broadcasting EVP and COO Philip Hurley said in a a statement.

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London Broadcasting Promotes Justin Riggan to VP-GM of KIDY-KXVA

Justin Riggan has been named vice president and general manager of two London Broadcasting Fox affiliates in Texas: KIDY in San Angelo and KXVA in Abilene.

Riggan joins the stations from another London Broadcasting station, KYTX in Longview, where he has been general sales manager since 2009. Prior to that, he was general sales manager for KTAB-KRBC in Abilene.

“We are extremely pleased to have someone of Justin’s character and experience on our management team and are very happy to provide this opportunity of increased responsibility to him,” London Broadcasting EVP-COO Philip Hurley said in a statement. Read more

Bruce Cummings Named VP-GM of KBMT

Bruce Cummings has been named vice president and general manager of KBMT, London Broadcasting’s ABC-affiliate in Beaumont, TX. His appointment is effective today.

Cummings joins KBMT from KULR, the NBC-affiliate in Billings, MT, where he has been general manager since 1996.

“We feel very fortunate to have someone with his high level of experience join our company as we continue to develop our business plan exclusively with Texas as our footprint,” Philip Hurley, EVP and COO of London Broadcasting, said in a statement.

Cummings will also oversee NBC-affiliated K-JAC and MyNetworkTV-affiliated MYTX, both of which are operated by KBMT on digital subchannels. He replaces Dan Robbins, who left for KIII earlier this year.