Charlie Henrich Jr. Named GM of WHNS

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

WHNS, the Meredith-owned Fox affiliate in Greenville, S.C., has a new general manager.

The station named Charlie Henrich Jr. vp and gm, to replace Les Vann, who left earlier this year.

“Charlie has more than 20 years of experience in local television management, operations, and has done a tremendous job encouraging ratings and revenue growth,” said Meredith local media group president Patrick McCreery.


Most recently, Henrich served as general manager KMEG-KPTH in Sioux City, Iowa. Prior to that, he served as VP and General Manager of WFTX-TV in Fort Myers, Fla., from 2013-2016 and vp of operations for Newport Television, overseeing stations in six markets.

“I am honored to be joining Meredith and the impressive team at WHNS,” said Henrich. “I look forward to leading a team of outstanding broadcast professionals and continuing to make a positive impact on the communities we serve.”

He begins June 3.