Jim McKernan, senior vice president at Bonten Media Group, has been named vice president and general manager at Quincy-owned KWWL in Cedar Rapids-Waterloo-Iowa Cities-Dubuque. He starts Feb. 27.
McKernan had oversight of Bonten's TV stations in the Tri-Cities (Tenn.-Va.) and Greenville-New Bern markets, and was general manager of the Tri-Cities properties, WCYB and WEMT.
"I value my 9 year association with Randy Bongarten and wish the fine people of Bonten Media Group much success going forward," he said in a mass email.
KWWL is the NBC affiliate in DMA No. 89.
The television industry's top news stories, analysis and blogs of the day.