TEGNA Names Another GM, This Time in Knoxville

By Kevin Eck 

David Hunt has been named president and GM of Knoxville, Tenn. NBC affiliate WBIR.

This marks TEGNA’s second GM appointment today. Earlier it announced Dean Ditmer as head of KPNX in Phoenix.

“David’s experience, creativity and innovative spirit have consistently put TEGNA Media at a competitive advantage and we look forward to him bringing that approach to WBIR,” said Lynn Beall, evp and COO of TEGNA Media.

Hunt has worked for TEGNA since 2013 and is currently the director of local sorts strategy. He started his broadcast career at KUSA in Denver.