WDAM Gets New News Director

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

Update: “We are very excited to have Galean Stewart join WDAM and lead our news team.  Her background will help us continue to provide dominant news coverage throughout the Pine Belt.” said Jama Killingsworth vice president and general manager of WDAM.  

Galean Stewart will be WDAM‘s new news director.

The Raycom-owned NBC affiliate’s general manager and vice president, Jama Killingsworth, confirmed the move to TVSpy today.


“I am excited, humbled and thankful for the opportunity to lead the newsroom at WDAM.  I am a living example that dreams are what you make them.  I hope to use my skills in journalism and leadership to engage employees, increase viewership and to show the community that we work for them.”

Stewart comes to Hattiesburg-Laurel, Mississippi market from the Raycom-owned station WLBT in Jackson, Mississippi. According to her bio, she is a “noon and midday Mississippi producer” since 2004.