Michael Caplan has been named president and general manager of Gannett Broadcasting’s KTHV, the CBS affiliate in Little Rock.
Caplan spent the past 13 years in a variety of positions at Media General. He has been vice president and general manager of WBTW, the CBS affiliate in Florence-Myrtle Beach, SC, since 2006; in 2009, his responsibilities were expanded when Media General named him group leader for Florence-Myrtle Beach multimedia operations, where he oversaw WBTW, as well as a handful of print outlets in the market.
“Michael brings significant and proven multimedia experience to the team at [KTHV],” Gannett president Dave Lougee said in a statement. “His talents, combined with his passion for excellence make him the ideal leader of KTHV’s award-winning service to the people of Central Arkansas.”