South Carolina Station Hires News Director from Tennessee

By Kevin Eck 

Greenville, S.C., Fox affiliate WHNS has hired Marybeth Jacoby as news director. 

She starts on Sept. 8 after working as the news director at WVLT in Knoxville, Tenn., for nearly four years.

Jacoby said she looks forward to working with the team at WHNS and hopes “to continue to build on the journalistic excellence they bring to their viewers every day.”

“Marybeth is an accomplished Newsroom leader who I’m confident will help us reach new heights with our News and community efforts,” said WHNS vice president and general manager Jeff Holub.

Before working at WVLT, Jacoby was news director at WLTX in Columbia, S.C.  She’s also worked as executive producer at First Coast News in Jacksonville, Fla., and KDFW in Dallas before that. She’s been special projects producer at WCNC in Charlotte, N.C., and got her start as a special projects producer at WISN in Milwaukee.