People - February 2003

Networks and Stations

>Miamis WFOR (CBS) and WBFS (UPN) and West Palm Beachs WTVX (UPN) have announced a number of new hires. Jason Wheeler has been tapped by WFOR as a reporter/back-up anchor. Marcelo Sanchez has been named chief engineer in charge of day-to-day technical operations for all three stations. Peter Conley has been named Local Sales manager for WFOR and Tom Marciano has joined WTVX as director of Sales.

>WLVI, a Boston WB affiliate, has promoted Pamela Johnston to news director and Chris Roach to assistant news director. Johnston will manage all day-to-day operations for the stations news. Roach will function as a chief deputy to Johnston, assisting in daily operations and strategic planning for the news.


Michael Wellesley-Wesley has been appointed president and CEO of Chyron. He previously served the company as chairman and CEO from July 1995 to June 1997, and chairman from June 1999 to December 2001. Since January 2002, he has been chairman of the companys Executive Committee.

> Euphonix has appointed Peter Kehoe director of Sales, Eastern Region. He is returning to Euphonix, continuing his 25-year career in pro-audio. In addition, the company has also recently named Theresa Grant Marketing Communications manager.


> David Allen Hill, an admiral in the Order of the Iron Test Pattern, died late last December. He was 64. He began his broadcast career in 1958 and enjoyed great success working for companies such as Harris and Larcan.

> Broadcast industry veteran Tom Mann died on December 18. He was 54. A veteran of the industry for more than 20 years, his most recent post was heading his own company, the consulting and engineering firm Weyercliff Century.

>Former CBS Chief Thomas Wyman has died at the age of 73. He was the chairman of CBS from 1983 to 1986. Recently, he had been in the news, when he quit the Augusta National Golf Club because it does not admit women. He had been a member for 25 years and was the first member of the club to resign over the issue.