KAIT GM Named GM of New South Carolina Station
KAIT employees learned today their GM would be heading to South Carolina to head up a new station there. Below is a copy of the e-mail sent to staffers:
I’m pleased to announce that Ted Fortenberry, V.P. General Manager of KAIT-TV, Jonesboro, Arkansas has been appointed V.P. General Manager of soon to be constructed, WMBF-TV, Myrtle Beach/Florence, South Carolina. Before heading KAIT, Ted was its General Sales Manager. Prior to that, he served in various sales management positions at stations in Charlotte, NC, Greenville, SC, as well as cable sales in New Orleans. Ted started his career in broadcasting at our very own WDAM-TV, Hattiesburg, MS.
Ted has done an outstanding job managing KAIT. We’re confident that his multi-station experience with News, Marketing, and particularly Sales will serve Raycom well in building WMBF into a competitive NBC affiliate in the growing Myrtle Beach/Florence market. WMBF is scheduled to sign on the air summer of 2008. Ted and his family will be moving to Myrtle Beach this summer.
Ted is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, with a BS Degree in Television, Radio and Film. Please joining me in wishing he and his family well in his new endeavor.
Senior Vice President - Television