Jim Clayton has been named interim president/general manager
at Local TV LLC's WGHP Greensboro. He takes over for Karen Adams, wholeft to run WJZY-WMYT Charlotte. Fox is in the process of acquiring those
stations, one which will become Charlotte's Fox affiliate.
Clayton retired in 2012 as senior VP and general manager of
Fisher's Seattle-based television and radio stations, including KOMO. Prior to
that, he ran the Fox-owned duopoly in New York.
WGHP used to be owned by Fox.
"Many of you worked with Jim back in his
Fox days, so you know you're in great hands," said Bobby Lawrence, Local
TV CEO. "He understands Fox, knows television, and has a passion for
winning. Jim will be an outstanding leader, mentor and co-worker over the
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.