Friday, August 19, 2011

KTHV | Media General's Caplan appointed GM

From a statement Corporate issued today: 

The Broadcasting Division has named Michael Caplan president and general manager at KTHV in Little Rock.

Caplan most recently served as group leader for Media General's multimedia operations in Myrtle Beach/Florence, S.C. In that role, he oversaw multiple operating units, including TV, print and web properties.

Caplan succeeds Larry Audas, who in April was named president and general manager of Gannett's WFMY in Greensboro, N.C.


  1. This is the 2nd time in a year Broadcast has gone outside to hire a General Manager. Aren't they supposed to develop candidates for these top jobs from within the group?

  2. Yeah, that hire of Anita Helt in Sacramento worked out real well for them didn't it?

  3. Those Media General holdings are all in Florence: WBTW, the Florence Morning News and

  4. There might not have been anyone at KTHV that was really qualified for the position...or maybe no one there wanted it. Just sayin - Gannett can be counted on to take care of the top brass, but sometimes their decisions are not malicious....


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