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Kathy Williams Named News Director at WTLV-WJXX

Kathy Williams has been named news director at WTLV-WJXX, Gannett’s duopoly in Jacksonville, Fla.

Williams has been interim news director at the stations since July, after Michael Garber left for WPTV-WFLX in West Palm Beach. She has also worked as news director at WKYC and WJW in Cleveland and KRIV in Houston.

“I am thrilled to rejoin Gannett in this important role and look forward to serving the Jacksonville television audience with the highest quality journalism we can produce,” Williams said in a statement.

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Michael Garber Hired as WPTV-WFLX News Director

Michael Garber has been hired as news director at West Palm Beach’s WPTV-WFLX, the stations confirmed to TVSpy today.

Garber has been news director of WTLV-WJXX, the Gannett duopoly in Jacksonville, since 2008. Prior to that, he was news director at WLTX in Columbia, SC and assistant news director at KGUN in Tucson.

Garber begins in West Palm Beach on May 29. He replaces Jeff Brogan, who was promoted to senior director of news strategy and operation for Scripps in March.

This is Garber’s second stint with Scripps. He was the lead sports producer at WFTS in Tampa/St. Pete in the late 1990s.