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WFXG General Manager Barry Barth to Retire

WFXG vice president and general manager Barry Barth will retire at the end of the year after more than 50 years in the television business.

Barth has been VP-GM of WFXG, Raycom’s Fox affiliate in Augusta, since 2003. He has also worked as VP-GM of KREM in Spokane and KGPE in Fresno. He began his career as a switchboard operator and runner at WNDU in South Bend when he was 15. His son, Kevin Barth, is the vice president and director of sales at WCBS, the CBS O&O in New York City.

“Barry has worked tirelessly on behalf of Raycom and for the people of the Greater Augusta Area,” Leon Long, Raycom’s senior vice president of television, said in a statement. “We wish him well as he begins the next chapter in his life.”  Read more

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On the Move, 2/24/12

WINK reporter Carlos Suarez is moving from Fort Myers to Miami, where he will report for WPLG.

Kevin Barth has been named vice president and director of sales for WCBS in New York City. He joins the CBS O&O from rival WPIX, where he was a sales executive for eight years.

Molly O’Brien has joined WJAR in Providence as a traffic reporter. She was previously a general assignment reporter for KBMT, the ABC-affiliate in Beaumont, TX.

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