Arika Zink Tapped as VP-GM of WEHT-WTVW


By Merrill Knox Comment

Nexstar Broadcasting has named Arika Zink vice president and general manager of WEHT, the ABC-affiliate in Evansville. She replaces Mike Smith, who is retiring.

Zink will also oversee operations at WTVW, which is operated by Nexstar under a shared services agreement. Since 2009, she has been vice president and general manager of Four Points Media’s West Palm Beach television operations, which include WTVX, WTCN and WWHB.

“She brings multi-station management experience and an impressive track record of programming and operational achievements to her new role,” Nexstar COO Tim Busch said in a statement.

Zink’s appointment is effective today.