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Assistant ND Skips Ahead 20 Markets, Prepares for Tampa Move

In CBS, Florida, Gannett, Hirings, Tampa-St. Petersburg on March 18, 2012 at 8:44 am

Chris Ford (Courtesy: Twitter)

Chris Ford, assistant news director for the Milwaukee, Wisc., NBC affiliate WTMJ-TV, will soon trade his midwest weather for decidedly sunnier skies.

Ford has been hired as WTSP-TV’s assistant news director, located in the Tampa-St. Petersburg market. It’s also where he grew up, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Big Easy Station Gets New ND

In CBS, Hirings, Louisiana, New Orleans on February 7, 2011 at 12:32 pm


Industry blog Rick Gevers & Associates reports Bill Siegel will become the new news director for CBS affiliate WWL-TV in New Orleans.

Siegel is currently the assistant news director for WISN-TV in Milwaukee, a Hearst station.

There’s no word on when he starts, but he replaces Chris Slaughter, who left last November after three years as news director.