Meredith Corp has promoted Patrick McCreery for he second time this year. McCreery will serve as the new president of the local media group. He is currently the executive Vice President and oversees all station operations.
He will succeed Paul Kapowicz, who will retire at the end of June.
“Paul is a broadcasting legend. He has built what I believe is the best-run television station group in the industry,” said Meredith President and CEO Tom Harty. “Paul’s leadership and passion for this industry have stood the test of time.”
In his new role, McCreery will lead Meredith’s 17 local television stations. He will report to Harty.
McCreery has been a part of the Meredith Local Media Group for 16 years. He served as vice president of news and marketing starting in 2014 until January when he was promoted to executive vice president.
“I am looking forward to continuing Meredith’s longstanding tradition of service journalism to our communities,” said McCreery. “I am honored to be given the opportunity to guide the Meredith Local Media Group in this transformational time in our business.”
He starts July 1.