New Head of Channel 11 Named
Source: Gannett Gannett’s Broadcasting Division has named Michael Caplan president and general manager at KTHV-TV (Today’s THV) in Little Rock, AR. Caplan most recently served as Group Leader for Media General’s multimedia operations in Myrtle Beach/Florence, SC. In that role, he had management oversight for multiple operating units, including TV, print and web properties. Caplan succeeds Larry Audas, who was named president and general manager of Gannett’s WFMY-TV in Greensboro, NC.
"Michael brings significant and proven multi-media experience to the team at Today'sTHV," said Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting. "His talents, combined with his passion for excellence make him the ideal leader of KTHV's award-winning service to the people of Central Arkansas."
Caplan joined Media General in 1998 as general sales manager at KALB-TV in Alexandria, LA. In 2002, he was named general sales manager at WBTW-TV in Myrtle Beach/Florence, later vice president and general manager for the station. Then in 2009, Caplan also was named group leader for Media General’s multimedia operations in the market. Prior to joining Media General, Caplan worked in sales management at KTVE-TV in Monroe, LA; in sales at KLAX-TV in Alexandria, LA; and as assistant general manager of the Alexandria (LA) Aces Professional Baseball Club.