Hanning to head Sinclair's Greensboro Duop
Jim Hanning has been promoted to general manager of WXLV-TV (ABC 45) and
WUPN-TV (UPN 48), a duopoly owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. in
Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, N.C. Hanning has been director of sales at
the two stations since 1999.
Prior to that, he was national sales manager and local sales manager at
KOIN(TV) in Portland, Ore.
He previously worked in High Point as a local sales manager, and started his
career as a local account executive at KTSP-TV in Phoenix.
Hanning graduated from Western State College in Colorado, where he majored in
communications with an emphasis in broadcasting.
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Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.