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18 Mar 2011

Senior Managers Richards & Grinnage Promoted

The Raycom Media family of stations, announce the promotion of two of its Senior Management Team in Richmond. Regional Vice President and General Manager, Don Richards has been promoted to Group Vice President, Raycom Media. In his new corporate role, Mr. Richards will now have responsibilities for 8 Raycom stations. In addition to his current stations: WWBT & WUPV Richmond; WMBF-TV Myrtle Beach; WECT-TV & WSFX-TV Wilmington NC; he will now also work with WBTV Charlotte; WCSC Charleston SC and WIS Columbia SC. Mr. Richards will be based in Richmond.

With Mr. Richards' promotion, Mr. Kym Grinnage was named VP and General Manager of WWBT/NBC12. Grinnage will now lead the day to day operation of WWBT. Mr. Grinnage joined WWBT in 1990 first as National Sales Manager and was most recently Station Manager and General Sales Manager. Mr. Grinnage also is active in the community, serving on the board of the Virginia Mentoring Partnership and The Salvation Army.

"I will miss the day to day operations of WWBT but know that the station is in great hands with Kym Grinnage," explains Richards.

"I look forward to continuing the legacy of excellence at NBC12," shared Grinnage, when announced to the staff.