General Manager Positions Eliminated at Oregon Stations

By Andrew Gauthier 

Mail Tribune

Renard Maiuri, a fixture at Medford’s KDRV-TV Channel 12 the past 25 years, will be out of a job on Aug. 20.

Maiuri is one of two station general managers whose jobs were eliminated when parent company Chambers Communications of Eugene announced a restructuring earlier this month. Also displaced was Jerry Upham, hired four years ago to launch KOHD-TV in Bend. KDRV’s local sales manager, Jack McCauley, also was laid off.


Mark Hatfield, who has headed up KDRV’s news department since 1996, has been named Medford market manager and will oversee news and programming for all three of Chambers Communications’ stations, including KEZI-TV in Eugene. More…