Brad Ramsey has been named president and general manager of Belo’s Hampton Roads ABC affiliate, WVEC.
He comes from WCAV-WVAW-WAHU in Charlottsville, VA where was was vice president and general manager. He succeeds Tod Smith who was tapped by Belo to run its New Orleans duopoly, WWL-WUPL.
“Brad is an up-and-coming leader in the television industry who has delivered consistent revenue and ratings growth in his previous positions,” said Kathy Clements, Belo’s senior vice president of media operations in a statement posted to the company’s website. “His experience in the Virginia marketplace will be a significant asset to WVEC.”
Ramsey began his career as an anchor/reporter for WHSV before working his way up to vice president and general manager of the Winchester, VA ABC affiliate.
His first day will be November 5.