Huntsville Market Taking Off

By Andrew Gauthier 

Broadcasting & Cable

The Huntsville area offers the best of both worlds: the charm and relaxed pace of a Deep South market, with an intense and highly sophisticated business climate. Home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and a number of other high-tech and aerospace concerns, such as Lockheed Martin and Boeing facilities, Huntsville recently added Forbes’ “Top Ten Best Places for Business and Careers” honors to a long list of plaudits from the business media.

“We’ve got a lot of rocket scientists here,” says WAFF VP/General Manager Vanessa Oubre.

General managers say there’s way more news happening than one might expect from DMA No. 81. More…