Sinclair Names Greg Conner VP/GM of WGXA

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MACON, Ga.—Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced that Greg Conner, currently vice president/general manager of WACH (FOX) in Columbia, S.C. and WFXL (FOX) in Albany, Ga, will add oversight of WGXA (FOX) in Macon, Ga. to his responsibilities.

Conner, who has worked for Sinclair for over 20 years, has held several leadership roles across the company, including general manager of Sinclair’s Greensboro/Winston-Salem, N.C. operations, director of sales in Las Vegas, and local sales manager for Asheville, N.C. and Greenville, S.C.. He began his career with Sinclair as an account executive in Asheville.

In making the announcement, Rob Weisbord, Sinclair’s chief operating officer and president of broadcast said, “For the last 21 years, Greg has been a valuable asset to Sinclair, successfully leading several stations, developing top-notch teams and building strong client and community relationships. We are excited for him to bring those skills to Macon.”

“Throughout my career, I have found that hard work, dedication and delivering results has consistently led to amazing opportunities, especially with a company like Sinclair,” commented Conner. “I love having the opportunity to work with great teammates and clients and adding WGXA to my list of responsibilities will give me more opportunities to do so. I am excited to be joining the WGXA team, helping to lead them in their future successes.”

Conner holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Flight Technology from Florida Institute of Technology.

George Winslow

George Winslow is the senior content producer for TV Tech. He has written about the television, media and technology industries for nearly 30 years for such publications as Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and TV Tech. Over the years, he has edited a number of magazines, including Multichannel News International and World Screen, and moderated panels at such major industry events as NAB and MIP TV. He has published two books and dozens of encyclopedia articles on such subjects as the media, New York City history and economics.