Tegna Names Brian Gregory GM of WVEC in Virginia

By Kevin Eck 

Brian Gregory has been named president and general manager at WVEC, Tegna’s ABC affiliate for the Hampton Roads region of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

Gregory will be responsible for overseeing the station’s operations across all platforms, as well as community outreach efforts and driving results for advertisers.

“Brian brings a proven track record of performance to his new position at WVEC,” said Paul Trelstad, senior vice president of media operations at Tegna. “With more than 25 years of experience in our industry, including more than 20 in news management, his inclusive management style is evident in the results he’s achieved consistently throughout his career. He’ll be an excellent addition to our strong, capable team in Norfolk.”


Gregory joins WVEC from KDVR-KWGN in Denver where he served as news director, overseeing a staff of 140 in the news and production department. Before that, Gregory was news director at KWCH in Wichita, Kan., executive producer at KOVR in Sacramento, Calif., and assistant news director at WVLT in Knoxville, Tenn. He began his career at WJET in Erie, Pa., while attending college.

“It is a tremendous honor to join the WVEC team,” said Gregory. “I’m passionate about embracing innovation and setting a positive vision for the future. It’s a privilege to head to Norfolk and help lead this incredibly talented team.”