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21 May 2015

Doug Sutton Named General Manager and General Sales Manager of WUPV-TV

Doug Sutton has been named General Manager and General Sales Manager of WUPV-TV, the CW affiliate in Richmond, Virginia. Sutton previously held the position of General Manager for WHDF “The Valley’s CW” in Huntsville, Alabama since 2012.

Raycom Media Group Vice President Don Richards stated, “We are very fortunate to find a person with so much pertinent leadership experience to lead CW Richmond.” Raycom Media provides services to WUPV in Richmond.

Sutton stated, “A top performing CW affiliate, coupled with my family's roots in North Carolina and Virginia, triggered my move back to the mid-Atlantic after so many great years in Alabama. I am truly honored to join such a dedicated, creative team that is committed to serving the community and our clients. Richmond and WUPV already feel like home.”

Prior to WHDF, Sutton was the New Business LSM for WBMA ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama after moved moving from Raleigh, NC where he was the Director of Marketing and New Business Development for CW WLFL/WRDC. He started in the broadcast business as the Marketing/Community Relations Manager for WNCN NBC17 in Raleigh.

Sutton grew up in Raleigh and graduated from North Carolina State with a degree in Marketing and Communications.