Former WXIA President-GM Signs with Weather Channel

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Lost Remote newsletter brings you the the best in streaming news, from staffing changes to premiere dates to trailers—to the latest platform moves. Sign up today.

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…