ATLANTA, Ga.—Gray Television, Inc. has named veteran broadcaster Chris Fedele the general manager of WPTA-TV (ABC/NBC) and WISE-TV (CW) in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
Fedele, a native of Northeast Indiana, returns home with this appointment. He spent fourteen years at WPTA-TV, serving at various times as the general sales manager, local sales manager, and national sales manager before a five-year stint as the station’s general manager.
Thereafter, he spent ten years as the director of sales and marketing for WLEX-TV (NBC) in Lexington, Kentucky, followed by the past four years as general manager of Gray’s WTVG-TV (ABC) in Toledo, Ohio.
Fedele began his broadcasting career at Blair Television in New York after graduating from Ball State University in 1991.
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