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Bright House Networks Names Vice President and General Manager of News and Local Programming
Alan Mason to lead Bay News 9 in Tampa, News 13 in Orlando, Bright House Sports Network and InfoMas
FLA. —Bright House Networks announced that Alan Mason has been
named vice president and general manager of News and Local Programming starting
Dec. 30, 2013. Mason will provide oversight and strategic guidance for Bright
House Networks 24-hour local news channels—Bay News 9 and News 13—as well as
Bright House Sports Networks, Local On Demand and InfoMas.
For more than a decade, Mason has been the vice president and general manager
of Time Warner Cable’s 24-hour North Carolina news network, News 14 Carolina.
News 14 Carolina-s four regional channels reach more than 1 million Time Warner
Cable subscribers in the Charlotte, Raleigh/Greensboro, Wilmington and
Greenville/New Bern television markets.
From 1997 to 2001, Mason consulted at television
stations across North America as a news and marketing strategist with Audience
Research and Development in Dallas. From 1990 to 1997, he was news director at
WLOS-TV in Asheville, N.C.
A Clemson University graduate, Mason earned an MBA from the Katz Graduate
School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.