WANE Names New GM

By Kevin Eck 

Tom Antisdel has been promoted to president and gm of Media General-owned WANE.

He replaces Alan Riebe, who retired as gm of the Fort Wayne, Indiana CBS affiliate.

“Tom is a proven leader, with a track record of growing revenues on all screens by providing solutions to WANE-TV and wane.com advertisers,” said vp of broadcast markets for Media General Jay Howell. “We know that Tom will continue the WANE-TV tradition of serving the Fort Wayne community.”

Antidsdel had been the director of sales at WANE since 2010. He started at WANE in 1991 as an account executive. Before working at WANE, he was a media negotiator at Bonsib, inc. and a media planner and buyer for the Juhl Agency in Elkhart, Ind. before that.