Moye Named WLNE Providence News Director

Nicole Moye has been named news director at WLNE Providence, R.I., starting August 21.

She comes from WPMT Harrisburg, Pa., where she was assistant news director, and previously was news director at KOHD Bend, Ore. Moye also held a producer post at KRON San Francisco, Calif. She succeeds Robert Rockstroh, who resigned in July.

"Nicole has over 20 years of experience in local broadcast news as a producer and news director," said Chris Tzianabos, VP and general manager. "I am confident that she is the ideal person to continue to build on WLNE's recent success and bring us to the next level in making this station a competitor in the TV market."

Citadel Communications acquired the ABC affiliate for $5.8 million in 2011.

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.