WVEC-TV Fires President-GM Jim Berman

By Andrew Gauthier 

Philip Walzer, The Virginian-Pilot

Jim Berman, the president and general manager of WVEC-TV, has been fired. His last day at Channel 13 will be Friday, he said Tuesday night.

We talked about the future, and the company felt a change needed to be made, said Berman, who joined the station in August. And I accept their decision.

The station, like many others in the industry, has suffered a slump in advertising with the economic downturn. Earlier this month, Berman said WVEC had gone through its third round ofb layoffs in six months. He declined to say how many people were let go. Full article…