B&C Selects 2017's Top Local TV Group, Execs

B&C has named this year's honorees in local television for their leadership. Every year the magazine cites a local station group; general managers of the year by market segment; a news director of the year and a multiplatform broadcaster of the year. This year's group is:

General Manager of the Year Markets 1-25: Marla Drutz, WDIV Detroit, Michigan (Graham Media Group)

General Manager of the Year Markets 26-50: Todd Brown, KVVU Las Vegas, Nevada (Meredith)

General Manager of the Year Markets 51+: Craig Jahelka, WBOC Salisbury, Maryland (Draper Holdings)

News Director of the Year: Jennifer Lyons, WGN Chicago, Illinois (Tribune Media)

Multiplatform Broadcaster of the Year: Tegna 

Station Group of the Year: Telemundo Station Group

Full profiles will be highlighted in Dec. 11 issue of Broadcasting & Cable.

Chelsea Anderson
Assistant Content Producer

Chelsea Anderson has been with Future for two years. She started as an intern with NewBay Media/Multichannel News in 2015. During her time she wrote bylined articles and program reviews as well as helped with research graphics for the magazine. She later became News Assistant for Broadcasting & Cable in 2017 until 2020 when she became Assistant Content Producer. Chelsea graduated from Niagara University in 2016 with a Bachelor's in Communication Studies and a double minor in Writing Studies and Sociology.