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Bryan McGruder Joins WZTV as News Director

Four months after his departure from WDAF, Bryan McGruder has been named news director at WZTV, the Fox affiliate in Nashville.

“We are excited to have someone of Brian’s stature and experience leading our news department at FOX17 and look forward to the impact he will have on the market. His experience running highly successful newsrooms will be a huge asset to our operations,” WZTV general manager Dominic Mancuso said in announcing the news.

McGruder was vice president of news at WDAF in Kansas City for the past decade. He has also served as news director at WJCL-WTGS in Savannah, Ga. He replaces Roberta Petterson at WZTV. [h/t Bottom Line Communications]

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WZTV Debuts New Set as Part of HD Makeover

WZTV debuted a new, HD-optimized set this week–the final step in the station’s high definition makeover, which included an updated logo and a new red, white, and blue color scheme.

“Our set is high-tech, hip and really lets our anchors work the room,” WZTV news director Roberta Petterson said.  “Viewers have seen instant benefit now that we have so many ways to showcase a story–all the monitors give us so many options to see clear, beautiful HD video and graphics.”

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