Kevin Fries has been named news director for Gainesville, Fla. ABC affiliate WCJB.
WCJB GM Carolyn Barrett told TVSpy Fries starts next Monday December 22.
Fries was assistant news director for WBRZ in Baton Rouge, La. He’s also worked at Central Florida News 13 in Orlando. He replaces Andrea Clenney who left the station in October to be news director at WLTZ in Columbus, Ga.