Tri-Cities’ WJHL Names News Director

By Andrew Gauthier 


WJHL-TV, the CBS affiliate in the Tri-Cities area of Northeastern Tennessee and Southwestern Virginia, recently hired John Soares as the news director.

“John comes to 11 Connects with a diverse background uniquely suited for his role as a news leader,” said Jack Dempsey, WJHL-TV’s General Manager. “We’re thrilled to have him as part of our team.”

Soares comes to the Tri-Cities region from California where he was a college professor and a broadcaster. More…