In Indianapolis, WTHR’s GM Jim Tellus Dies Suddenly

By Andrew Gauthier 


The president and general manager of Indianapolis’ NBC affiliate died suddenly while on a business trip in Ohio, WTHR-TV announced Tuesday.

Jim Tellus, 47, was found dead in his Columbus hotel room Tuesday morning of an apparent heart attack, the station said.

Tellus was hired as news director at WTHR in 2006 and was promoted to vice president and general manager a year later. He was named president in 2009. More…