WLNE Names News Director

By Kevin Eck 

Providence ABC affiliate WLNE has named Kelly Johnston news director.

“I am excited to welcome Kelly back to the family as News Director and I am confident she will be successful in bringing fresh ideas and a continued competitive spirit to ABC6 News,” said vp and GM Chris Tzianabos.

Johnston started her career at WLNE in 1999 as a graphics producer. She worked her way up to senior producer before leaving the station in 2013 to spend more time with her family.