Renda Takes Over as VP-GM For Chicago’s WFLD, WPWR

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Tribune

The Fox Television Stations group announced that Pat Mullen is leaving after more than three years as vice president and general manager of Fox-owned WFLD-Ch. 32 and My Network TV sister station WPWR-Ch. 50.

Fox named Mike Renda, who has been in charge of its Philadelphia station since 2007, as Mullen’s replacement.


“Mike has proven over the last twelve years that he is a strong general manager who knows what it takes to build a market-leading station,” Jack Abernethy, chief executive of Fox Television Stations, said in the announcement.

Mullen, who is leaving to pursue other entrepreneurial opportunities, took over the News Corp. duopoly in Chicago in April 2006. More…