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Tri-Cities Veteran GM Snagged By Competing Station

In CBS, FOX, Hirings, NBC, Tennessee, Tri-Cities-TN-VA on June 6, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Jack Dempsey (Courtesy: TVSpy)

Jack Dempsey, president and general manager for WJHL in Tri-Cities, Tenn.-Va., will soon be working for the competition.

Dempsey has been named the VP/GM for WCYB/WEMT, owned by Bonten Media Group.

According to the Kingsport Times-News, Dempsey’s 23-year track record with CBS affiliate WJHL made him a much sought after candidate for the new opportunity.

“We are fortunate to be able to attract so talented a manager as Jack Dempsey,” Bonten Media Group chairman/CEO Randy Bongarten said. “His deep knowledge of and success in both television, in general, and the Tri-Cities market, in particular, will be a great asset to our company.”

Dempsey said in the article he was honored to be chosen, adding that taking the helm of the number one station in the market is an exciting prospect.

Congratulations, Jack!

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