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Joerres Named WBAL-TV President/GM

Dan Joerres, general sales manager of Hearst NBC affiliate WXII-TV Winston-Salem, N.C., has been named president and GM of Hearst's WBAL-TV Baltimore. He succeeds Jordan Wertlieb, who has been named EVP of Hearst in New York.

Joerres joined WXII-TV in 2008. Before that, he was in sales posts at Hearst's WISN-TV Milwaukee for 10 years, exiting as local sales manager.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.