Wade succeeds Bell at Freedom

Doreen Wade, vice president and general manager of Freedom Broadcasting Group's WPEC(TV) West Palm Beach,
Fla., has been tapped to be president of the group, succeeding Alan Bell, who is
the new president and CEO of parent Freedom Communications Inc.

Wade has also run Freedom's WLNE-TV's Providence, R.I., and WRGB-TV Albany,
N.Y. Freedom owns eight TV stations, all network affiliates (five CBS, three

John Eggerton

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.