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11 Mar 2015

Raycom Media Names Brian Lorenzen Vice President & General Manager of WTOL

Brian Lorenzen has been named Vice President and General Manager of WTOL, the Raycom Media owned CBS affiliate in Toledo, Ohio. Lorenzen previously held the position of Director of Sales at KRQE/KASA in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Senior Group Vice President Jeff Rosser stated, "Brian has proven himself to be a leader and enjoyed great success in both broadcasting and digital platforms. We are excited to have him join and lead our team at WTOL," Rosser also noted, "This will also be a homecoming for Brian and his family, as he and his wife Racquel grew up in the Toledo area."

Lorenzen stated, "The opportunity at WTOL is much more than a job. It's an opportunity for both my wife and I to come home. As someone who grew up in and around Toledo's media business, coming home to lead the Raycom Media owned CBS affiliate, is a dream come true for our family."

Previous to KRQE/KASA, Lorenzen's career started at WUPW, where he spent 15 years, first as an Account Executive and Local Sales Manager before being promoted to General Sales Manager in 2008.

Lorenzen and his wife Racquel have been married for 16 years, they have a son Chase and two daughters Sami and Peyton.