Tegna Names General Manager for Seattle Station

By Kevin Eck 

Christy Moreno has been named president and general manager of Tegna’s Seattle NBC affiliate KING.

Moreno has worked for Tegna since 2007, most recently as the president and gm of WHAS in Louisville, Ky.

“Christy’s had a noticeable and lasting impact at every stop in her career, and her positive leadership style is infectious,” said Brad Ramsey, svp of media operations for Tegna. “In addition to her successful track record as a general manager, Christy has led some of the most accomplished newsrooms in the country and has always embraced innovation, giving our audiences and clients what they want and need. She is the perfect person to help the talented KING 5 team build on their storied history.”

Before working at WHAS, Moreno was the news director at Tegna-owned station KUSA in Denver. She previously worked as the news director at Tegna’s WBIR in Knoxville, Tenn. from 2012-2014 and as the assistant news director at Tegna’s KENS in San Antonio, Texas from 2007-2012. Before joining Tegna, she was the executive producer at KRIV and associate producer at KPRC in Houston.

She will start her new job on Aug. 2.

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