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Fox Names Patrick Paolini VP-GM of WTTG

Patrick Paolini has been named vice president and general manager of WTTG-WDCA, Fox’s duopoly in Washington, D.C.

It is a return to D.C. for the longtime Fox executive, who worked at WTTG-WDCA as vice president and general sales manager earlier in his career. He has also been VP-GM for WTXF in Philadelphia and VP and director of sales for WNYW-WWOR in New York City. Most recently, he was senior vice president of Fox Station Sales.

“Patrick has done a stellar job in leading our FSS sales team. His past success as a General Manager make him the ideal choice as we look to grow WTTG’s position in the DC market,” Fox Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy said in a statement.

Paolini replaces Duffy Dyer, who announced his retirement yesterday. Dyer will remain with the station through the transition period.

The full press release from Fox is after the jump. Read more

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Jim Mannix Named Local Sales Manager at WFLD-WPWR

Jim Mannix has been named local sales manager at WFLD-WPWR, the Fox-owned duopoly in Chicago.

It is a move within Fox for Mannix, who has been national sales manager at WTTG-WDCA in Washington, DC for the past seven years. Prior to that, he was an account executive for Fox Stations Sales in New York for three years.

He begins in Chicago on March 4, reporting to Rita Marcocci, the stations’ vice president and general sales manager.