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Himes joins WGHP from WREG, Local TV’s CBS affiliate in Memphis, Tenn., where he was station manager since 2011 and general sales manager since 2007.
“Jim is one of a kind,” Local TV CEO Bobby Lawrence said in a statement. “The enthusiasm and commitment he brings to this business is unrivaled. We’ll certainly miss him in Memphis, but he’s a great fit for WGHP. We couldn’t be happier for him.”
Greyson was most recently a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for KAMC, the ABC affiliate in Lubbock, Texas. She began her career with internships at “NBC Nightly News,” KTRK in Houston and WGHP in Greensboro, N.C.
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“He’ll get acclimated his first couple days and be on the air that week co-anchoring with Melissa Andrews … We’re very excited to have him on board!” Hoyt wrote.
Jones moves to Toledo from Greensboro, N.C., where he is a reporter at WGHP. He has previously worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KBTV in Beaumont, Texas and as an associate producer at WDIV in Detroit.
“Julie has the beauty, brains and genuine charm that could have gotten her into much larger TV markets,” Karen Koutsky, vice president of News for WGHP, said in a statement. “We know viewers are going to love her.”
Grant comes to WGHP from Pittsburgh, where she was an assistant district attorney in Allegheny County. Before that she was a morning anchor and a reporter for WTOV in Steubenville, OH. She replaces Katie Nordeen who moved to evenings in January. Her first day will be Monday, June 10.
Bradshaw has been principal partner and chief director of photography for DejaView Media in Greensboro, N.C. since 2006. Before that, he was vice president of creative services for WGHP in Greensboro. The move reunites him with WJZY-WMYT general manager Karen Adams, who worked at WGHP until joining Fox earlier this year.
“His creativity, vision and drive will help build the platform for news and marketing innovations for the market we serve,” Adams said of Bradshaw in announcing the hire.
Adams has been president and general manager of WGHP, the Fox affiliate in Greensboro, N.C., for the past 16 years. WGHP was a Fox O&O from 1996-2008.
“Karen has managed one of the most successful stations in the country. I couldn’t be happier to welcome her back,” Fox Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy said in a statement.
Before being promoted to general manager, Adams held several other positions at WGHP, including VP of programming and VP of creative services and community involvement. Her first job at the station was as a camera operator.
“This is such a unique and exciting opportunity to run WJZY AND WMYT for FOX in Charlotte,” Adams said in a statement. “North Carolina is my home and I look forward to rejoining my FOX Television Station colleagues.”
Nordeen joined the Fox affiliate in 2010 and was promoted to morning anchor in 2011. Her first night on the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts alongside Neill McNeill is Thursday.
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