Former WPIX GM to Lead Nexstar’s Connecticut Station

By Kevin Eck 

Richard Graziano has been named vp and GM of Nexstar-owned Hartford-New Haven, Connecticut ABC affiliate WTNH.

He’s familiar with the Hartford market, having worked as GM at Tribune’s Hartford Fox affiliate WTIC, before joining the station group’s New York CW affiliate WPIX in 2013. He was replaced at WPiX in 2016 .

“Nexstar’s long-term success is a result of its deep commitment to the local communities it serves across the United States,” said Graziano. “I am excited to return to the wonderful Hartford-New Haven community and reconnect with my personal friends and long-standing business contacts. In this role, I will leverage the management experience and relationships built over my career as well as Nexstar’s extensive local broadcast and digital resources to grow the operations and generate results while providing superior service to our clients, advertisers, and local viewers.”

Graziano has also worked as an svp for Tribune, overseeing WPHL in Philadelphia and WDCW in Washington, D.C.