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Former D1 Athlete Named WNWO Sports Anchor

Therese Vinal, a former Division 1 volleyball player, is joining WNWO in Toledo as the station’s weekend sports anchor.

“Therese is a sparkplug! Her energy is infectious,” WNWO news director Amulya Raghuveer said, announcing the hiring.  “She’s bright, hard-working, and extremely personable.”

Vinal comes to WNWO after several years reporting and anchoring for Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area, a high school sports show that airs on Comcast SportsNet California.   She played volleyball for four years at the University of Colorado, where she was named to the Big 12 Conference’s All-Academic First Team.

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WNWO Names Will Kunkel Sports Director

Toledo NBC-affiliate WNWO has hired Will Kunkel as its new sports director.

Kunkel comes to WNWO from KVRR, the Fox-affiliate in Fargo, ND.

“Will exudes tremendous leadership qualities. His commitment to local coverage on-air and online will raise our game,” WNWO news director Amulya Raghuveer said, announcing the move.

A graduate of Medill, Kunkel is replacing Eric Haubert at WNWO. His first day is set for June 4. Read more

WEYI News Director Kathy Reynolds Tapped to Oversee Toledo Sister Station WNWO

Kathy Reynolds, who last June was named news director at WEYI in Flint, has been tapped to oversee the news department at Barrington Broadcasting sister station WNWO in Toledo.

In her new role as regional news director, Reynolds will split time between Michigan and Ohio.

“Kathy has proven that she has a strong sense of how a newscast should look, and feel,” Barrington president and CEO Becky Butcher said today in an email announcing the move.

WEYI is now searching for an assistant news director to help Reynolds when she is in Toledo. Read more

Toledo’s WNWO Promotes Web Editor Amulya Raghuveer to News Director

Amulya Raghuveer, who has served as WNWO‘s internet managing editor for the past four years, has been named news director of the Toledo NBC-affiliate.

WNWO, which has been floundering in third place behind ABC-affiliate WTVG and CBS-affiliate WTOL in the ratings, is looking to go in a new direction and the choice of Raghuveer, a New Media veteran, as news director certainly does that.

“My experience in this newsroom as an Internet Managing Editor will be a huge asset in terms of how our product develops in the coming months and into the future,” Raghuveer told TVSpy recently.

“Having managed web content here for past four years I’ve seen a lot of different reactions to online news and its place in local television markets.  That experience will help us define our place in a very competitive market.”