Richard Kurz has been named news director at KWQC, Media General’s NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa. According to TVNewsCheck, his appointment is effective March 4.
Kurz has been an executive producer and special projects manager for KGW, the NBC affiliate in Portland, Ore., since 2006. He has previously worked as a producer at KGW and at KGUN, the ABC affiliate in Tucson. He began his career as a copy editor at WTTG, the Fox-owned station in Washington, D.C.
Kurz replaces Beth Marsoun, who stepped down in January.