Former WXIA President-GM Signs with Weather Channel

By Andrew Gauthier 

Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Weather Channel Cos. (TWCC) has hired an Atlanta television news veteran to oversee marketing and cross-platform development.

Bob Walker, former president and general manager of WXIA-TV (11 Alive) and WATL-TV in Atlanta, is now an executive vice president for Atlanta-based TWCC.


Walker was the president and general manager of WXIA since 1996 and assumed responsibility for WATL in 2006 after Gannett acquired the station. More…