WGBA Names New Vice President and General Manager

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

Joe Antonelli has been named the vice president and general manager of WGBA-WACY, the NBC and MyNetworkTV affiliates in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Effective April 16, Antonelli will take on the new role. He is currently the director of sales for WFTX, the Scripps owned station in Fort Myers, Florida.

“Joe Antonelli will bring incredible sales acumen and TV experience to WGBA,’ said Brian Lawlor, president of Local Media. ‘He has proven his ability to develop world-class sales teams and stay ahead of changes in the media marketplace, which will help him hit the ground running in Green Bay.”

Antonelli has led the sales team at WFTX since 2015. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Scripps’ WSYM station in Lansing, Michigan.

“I am honored to join the incredible team at WGBA and WACY and to continue the station’s reputation for delivering news and information to local audiences and advertising solutions that help local businesses grow,” said Antonelli.