WLNE Announces Management Changes

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

WLNE, the Citadel Communications owned ABC affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island, has announced a shift in station management.

Tina Marie Castano has been named the station’s vice president and general manager. She returns to WLNE after serving as the general manager of WLWC, the CW affiliate in the market. From 1988 to 2004 she held a variety of sales and management positions.

Bill Lancaster is the station’s newest sales manager, Kathy Douglass has been promoted to traffic manager after serving as the national sales assistant at WLNE for the past two years. Don Curtin is now the director of broadcast operations. He started at the station in 1999 in the news and production departments.

Lastly Brian Egan will take on the role of promotion director. He started at the station as a live truck operator from 2001 to 2008. He moved into a special projects produce role where he won a number of awards.

These changes are effective immediately.